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Dolichothele diamantinensis female.jpg
Female Dolichothele diamantinensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Euarthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Mygalomorphae
Family: Theraphosidae
Genus: Dolichothele
Mello-Leitão, 1923[1][2]
Type species
Dolichothele exilis

8, see text.

  • Goniodontium Mello-Leitão, 1923
  • Oligoxystre Vellard, 1924
  • Pseudoligoxystre Vol, 2001

Dolichothele is a genus of spiders in the Theraphosidae family found in Brazil and Bolivia.[1] It was first described in 1923 by Mello-Leitão. As of 2017, it contains 8 species.[2]


As of March 2017, the World Spider Catalog accepted the following species:[1][2]


  1. ^ a b c "Gen. Dolichothele Mello-Leitão, 1923", World Spider Catalog, Natural History Museum Bern, retrieved 2017-03-18 
  2. ^ a b c d "Theraphosidae". World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern. Retrieved 2017-03-19.