Pterinochilus

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Pterinochilus
Pterinochilus murinus.jpg
Pterinochilus murinus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Mygalomorphae
Family: Theraphosidae
Genus: Pterinochilus
Pocock, 1897 [1]
Species

See text.

Synonyms[1]

Pterinochilides Strand, 1920

Pterinochilus is a genus of tarantulas (family Theraphosidae), in the subfamily known as baboon spiders. The species was first described in 1897 by British zoologist Reginald Innes Pocock. The type species is P. vorax.

Species[edit]

As of May 2016, the World Spider Catalog accepted the following species:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Gen. Pterinochilus Pocock, 1897", World Spider Catalog, Natural History Museum Bern, retrieved 2016-05-20