The Tarantula Bibliography :: April 2016

The Tarantula Bibliography

Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901
THERAPHOSINAE — type species: Aphonopelma seemanni

Pocock, R.I. 1901.
Some new and old genera of South American Avicularidae.
Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 8: 540-555.

Gabriel, R. 2013.
Revised taxonomic placement of the South American species of Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae: Theraphosidae).
Arachnology (2013) 16(2): 33–36.

Hamilton, C.A., Hendrixson, B.E., Brewer, M.S. & J.E. Bond. 2014.
An evaluation of sampling effects on multiple DNA barcoding methods leads to an integrative approach for delimiting species: A case study of the North American tarantula genus Aphonopelma (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae).
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 71: 79–93.

Hamilton, C.A., Hendrixson, B.E. & J.E. Bond. 2016.
Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States.
ZooKeys 560: 1-340. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.560.6264
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Smith, A.M. 2010.
Taxonomic and nomenclatural problems concerning the historical North and Central American theraphosid genera Aphonopelma Pocock 1901, Dugesiella Pocock 1901, Rhechostica Simon 1892, Delopelma Petrunkevitch 1939, Chaunopelma Chamberlin 1940, Clavopelma Chamberlin 1940, Gosipelma Chamberlin 1940 and their likely placement in future North American systematic studies.
Journal of the British Tarantula Society 25(4): 129-138.

Aphonopelma anax (Chamberlin, 1940)
– USA
Synonyms: A. breenei

Chamberlin R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 34].
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Hamilton, C.A., Hendrixson, B.E. & J.E. Bond. 2016.
Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States.
ZooKeys 560: 1-340. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.560.6264
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Hurst, J.M. (=O'Brien, M.R.). 1994.
One dark and dreary morning: Tarantula taps.
Forum Magazine of the American Tarantula Society 3(5): 130-131.
(Mating Aphonopelma anax)

Hurst, J.M. (=O'Brien, M.R.). 1995.
To raise or not to raise spiderlings.
Forum Magazine of the American Tarantula Society 4(2): 43-45.
(Aphonopelma anax spiderling care)

Seyffarth, F. 1996.
Compte-rendu de reproduction concernant les espèces suivantes: APHONOPELMA anax, PHRYXOTRICHUS roseus et AVICULARIA versicolor.
Arachnides 30.

Seyffarth, F. 1996.
Fiche d'élevage MYG34: APHONOPELMA anax (Chamberlin, 1939).
Arachnides 30.

Shillington, C. 2002.
Thermal ecology of male tarantulas (Aphonopelma anax) during the mating season.
Canadian Journal of Zoology. 80: 251-259.

Shillington, C. 2002.
Thermal ecology of male tarantulas (Aphonopelma anax) during the mating season.
Canadian Journal of Zoology. 80: 251-259.

Aphonopelma anitahoffmanae Locht et al., 2005
– Mexico

Locht, A., F. Medina, R. Rojo & I. VÁzquez. 2005.
Una nueva especie de tarántula del g¹nero Aphonopelma Pocock 1901 (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Theraphosinae) de M¹xico con notas sobre el g¹nero Brachypelma Simon 1891.
Boletên de la Sociedad Entomol'gica Aragonesa 37: 105-108.

Aphonopelma armada (Chamberlin, 1940)
– USA
Synonym: A. arnoldi

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 32].
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Hamilton, C.A., Hendrixson, B.E. & J.E. Bond. 2016.
Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States.
ZooKeys 560: 1-340 (Figures 15, 16, 17, 18, 19). DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.560.6264
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Aphonopelma atomicum Hamilton, Hendrixson & Bond, 2016
– USA

Hamilton, C.A., Hendrixson, B.E. & J.E. Bond. 2016.
Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States.
ZooKeys 560: 1-340 (Figures 20, 21, 22, 23, 24). DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.560.6264
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Aphonopelma belindae Gabriel, 2011
– Panama

Gabriel, R. 2011.
A new species of Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae: Theraphosidae).
J. Br. Tarantula Soc. 26: 157-166 [160, f. 1-9, 12].

Aphonopelma bicoloratum Struchen, Brändle & Schmidt, 1996
– Mexico

Struchen, R., D. Brändle & G.E.W. Schmidt. 1999.
Eine seltsame Aphonopelma-Art aus Mexiko, Aphonopelma bicoloratum sp. n. (Araneida: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae).
Arachnol. Mag. 4(11): 1-8 [p. 2, f. 1-3].

Aphonopelma braunshausenii Tesmoingt, 1996
– Mexico

Tesmoingt, M. 1996.
Une nouvelle espece d'Aphonopelma du Mexique: Description et contribution à l'etude taxonomique de Aphonopelma braunshausenii sp. n. (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Theraphosinae).
Arachnides 31: 2-7 [p. 2, f. 1-15].

Aphonopelma burica Valerio, 1980
– Costa Rica

Valerio, C.E. 1980.
Arañas terafósidas de Costa Rica (Araneae: Theraphosidae). III. Sphaerobothria, Aphonopelma, Pterinopelma, Citharacanthus, Crypsidromus y Stichoplastus.
Revta Biol. trop. 28: 271-296 [p. 275, f. 6-7, 13, 18, 20].

Aphonopelma caniceps (Simon, 1891)
– Mexico

Simon, E. 1891.
Liste des Aviculariides qui habitent le Mexique et l'Amérique centrale.
Act. Soc. linn. Bord. 44: 327-339 [p. 336, f. 3].

Aphonopelma catalina Hamilton, Hendrixson & Bond, 2016
– USA

Hamilton, C.A., Hendrixson, B.E. & J.E. Bond. 2016.
Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States.
ZooKeys 560: 1-340 (Figures 25, 26, 27, 28, 29). DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.560.6264
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Aphonopelma chalcodes Chamberlin, 1940
– USA
Synonyms: A. apacheum, A. minchi, A. rothi, A. schmidti, A. stahnkei

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 7].
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Ashley, N. 1986.
The Mexican blonde.
Journal of the British Tarantula Society 1(2): 41.

Dahl, R.D. & A.M. Granda. 1989.
Spectral sensitivities of photoreceptors in the ocelli of the tarantula, Aphonopelma chalcodes (Araneae, Theraphosidae)
Journal of Arachnology 17(2): 195-205.
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Hamilton, C.A., Hendrixson, B.E. & J.E. Bond. 2016.
Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States.
ZooKeys 560: 1-340. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.560.6264
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Minch, E.W. 1977 (1978).
The molting sequence in Aphonopelma chalcodes (Araneae: Theraphosidae).
Journal of Arachnology 5(2): 4.
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Minch, E.W. 1978.
Some notes on the egg sacs of Aphonopelma chalcodes (Araneae: Theraphosidae).
Pan-Pacific Entomologist 54(2): 153.

Minch, E.W. 1978.
Daily activity patterns in the tarantula Aphonopelma chalcodes Chamberlain.
Bull. Br. Arachnol. Soc. 4(5): 231-237.

Minch, E.W. 1978.
The effectiveness of chemical defences against predation by the tarantula Aphonopelma chalcodes Chamberlain.
Bull. Br. Arachnol. Soc. 4(6): 275-278.

Minch, E.W. 1979.
Burrow entrance plugging behaviour in the tarantula Aphonopelma chalcodes Chamberlin (Araneae: Theraphosidae).
Bull. Br. Arachnol. Soc. 4(9): 414-415.

Minch, E.W. 1979.
Reproductive behaviour of the tarantula Aphonopelma chalcodes Chamberlain (Araneae: Theraphosidae).
Bull. Br. Arachnol. Soc. 4(9): 416-420.

Reger, B. 1995.
Those perplexing blonds.
Forum Magazine of the American Tarantula Society 4(3): 85-86.

Verdez, J.-M. 1993.
Fiche d'élevage: APHONOPELMA chalcodes (Chamberlin, 1939).
Arachnides 16.

Aphonopelma chiracahua Hamilton, Hendrixson & Bond, 2016
– USA

Hamilton, C.A., Hendrixson, B.E. & J.E. Bond. 2016.
Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States.
ZooKeys 560: 1-340. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.560.6264
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Aphonopelma cookei Smith, 1995
– Mexico

Smith, A. M. 1995.
Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Fitzgerald Publishing, London [p. 91, f. 231-237; (duplicate figure numbers)].

Aphonopelma crinirufum (Valerio, 1980)
– Costa Rica

Valerio, C.E. 1980.
Arañas terafósidas de Costa Rica (Araneae: Theraphosidae). III. Sphaerobothria, Aphonopelma, Pterinopelma, Citharacanthus, Crypsidromus y Stichoplastus.
Revta Biol. trop. 28: 271-296 [p. 277, f. 8-9, 15, 19].

Fitchett, R. 1988.
Field guide review. No. 7. Costa Rica blue front (Citharacanthus crinirufus)
Journal of the British Tarantula Society 4(1): 22-23.

Rudloff, J.-P. 1997.
Ergebnisse der Untersuchung einiger Spinnen aus der Sammlung des American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), New York (Araneae: Mygalomorphae).
Arachnol. Mag. 5(3): 8-11.

Aphonopelma crinitum (Pocock, 1901)
– Mexico

Pocock, R.I. 1901.
Some new and old genera of South American Avicularidae.
Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 8: 540-555 [p. 552].

Aphonopelma duplex (Chamberlin, 1925)
– Mexico

Chamberlin, R.V. 1925.
New North American spiders.
Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. (4) 14: 105-142 [p. 106, f. 4].

Aphonopelma eustathes (Chamberlin, 1940)
– Mexico

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 33].< br /> View Online

Aphonopelma eutylenum Chamberlin, 1940
– USA
Synonyms: A. chambersi, A. clarum, A. cryptethum, A. sandersoni, A. sullivani

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 9].
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Hamilton, C.A., Hendrixson, B.E. & J.E. Bond. 2016.
Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States.
ZooKeys 560: 1-340. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.560.6264
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Aphonopelma gabeli Smith, 1995
– USA

Smith, A. M. 1995.
Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Fitzgerald Publishing, London [p. 100, f. 322-333].

Aphonopelma geotoma (Chamberlin, 1937)
– Mexico

Chamberlin, R.V. 1937.
Two new tarantulas of the genus Eurypelma from the San Carlos Mountains.
In The Geology and Biology of the San Carlos Mountains, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
Univ. Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, pp. 285-291 [p. 289, f. 18].

Aphonopelma gertschi Smith, 1995
– Mexico

Smith, A. M. 1995.
Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Fitzgerald Publishing, London [p. 102, f. 343-351].

Aphonopelma griseum Chamberlin, 1940
– Mexico

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 13].
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Aphonopelma hageni (Strand, 1906)
– Mexico

Strand, E. 1906.
Über einege Vogelspinnen und afrikanische Spinnen des naturhistorischen Museums zu Wiesbaden.
Jahrb. nassua. Ver. Naturk. 59: 1-45 [p. 19].

Aphonopelma helluo (Simon, 1891)
– Mexico

Simon, E. 1891.
Liste des espéces de la famille des Aviculariidae qui habitent le Mexique et l'Amérique du Nord.
Act. Soc. linn. Bord. 44: 307-326 [p. 323].

Prentice, T.R. 1997.
Theraphosidae of the Mojave Desert west and north of the Colorado River (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae).
Journal of Arachnology 25: 137-176.
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Aphonopelma hentzi (Girard, 1852)
– USA
Synonyms: A. clarki, A. coloradanum, A. echinum, A. gurleyi, A. harlingenum, A. odelli, A. waconum, A. wichitanum

Girard, C. 1852.
Arachnidians.
In Marcy, R. (ed.), Natural History of the Red River of Louisiana.
Washington, Appendix F (Zoology): 262-271 [p. 262, pl. 16, f. 1-3].

Biery, T.L. 1972.
The biology and venom potential of the Arkansas tarantula Dugesiella hentzi (Girard).
Dissertation Abstracts International (B) 33(2)-1.

Formanowicz, D.R. & P.K. Ducey. 1991.
Burrowing behavior and soil manipulation by a tarantula, Rhechostica hentzi (Girard, 1853) (Araneida: Theraphosidae)
Canadian Journal of Zoology 69: 2916-2918.

Hamilton, C.A., Formanowicz, D.R. & J.E. Bond. 2011.
Species delimitation and phylogeography of Aphonopelma hentzi (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae): Cryptic diversity in North American tarantulas.
PLoS ONE 6(10): e26207. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0026207.
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Hamilton, C.A., Hendrixson, B.E. & J.E. Bond. 2016.
Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States.
ZooKeys 560: 1-340. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.560.6264
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Janowski-Bell, M.E. & N.V. Horner. 1999.
Movement of the male brown tarantula, Aphonopelma hentzi (Araneae, Theraphosidae), using radio telemetry.
Journal of Arachnology 27(2): 503-512.
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Lee, C. et al. 1974.
Characterization of a necrotoxin from tarantula, Dugesiella hentzi (Girard), venom.
Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 164: 341-350.

Punzo, F. & T. Punzo. 2001.
Monoamines in the brain of tarantulas (Aphonopelma hentzi) (Araneae, Theraphosidae): differences associated with male agonistic interactions.
Journal of Arachnology 29(3): 388-395.
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Ruhland, M. & W. Rathmeyer. 1978.
Die Beinmuskulatur und ihre Innervation bei der Vogelspinne Dugesiella hentzi (Ch.) (Araneae, Aviculariidae).
Zoolmorphologie 89(1): 13.

Schanbacher, F.L., C.K. Lee, I.B. Wilson, D.E. Howell & G.V. Odell. 1973.
Purification and characterization of tarantula, Dugesiella hentzi (Girard) venom hyaluronidase.
Comp. Biochem. Physiol. (B). 44: 389-396.

Smith, A. 2015.
Aphonopelma hentzi - named after a very spiritual spider man (also additional notes on the historical type material and the locality where the type specimen was collected in June (not May) 1852).
Journal of the British Tarantula Society 30(1): 12-18.

Stewart, D.M. & A.W. Martin. 1970.
Blood and fluid balance of the common tarantula, Dugesiella hentzi.
Z. Vgl. Physiol. 70: 223-246.

Stewart, D.M. & A.W. Martin. 1974.
Blood pressure in the tarantula, Dugesiella hentzi.
J. Comp. Physiol. 88: 141-172.

Stewart, D.M. & A.W. Martin. 1982.
Moulting in the tarantula, Dugesiella hentzi.
J. Comp. Physiol. 149: 121-136.

Aphonopelma hesperum (Chamberlin, 1917)
– Mexico

Chamberlin, R.V. 1917.
New spiders of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Mus. comp. Zool. Harvard 61: 25-75 [p. 54].

Aphonopelma icenoglei Hamilton, Hendrixson & Bond, 2016
– USA

Hamilton, C.A., Hendrixson, B.E. & J.E. Bond. 2016.
Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States.
ZooKeys 560: 1-340. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.560.6264
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Aphonopelma iodius (Chamberlin & Ivie, 1939)
– USA
Synonyms: A. brunnius, A. chamberlini, A. iviei, A. lithodomum, A. smithi, A. zionis

Chamberlin, R.V. & W. Ivie. 1939.
New tarantulas from the southwestern states.
Bull. Univ. Utah 29(11): 1-17 [p. 7, f. 3].

Hamilton, C.A., Hendrixson, B.E. & J.E. Bond. 2016.
Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States.
ZooKeys 560: 1-340. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.560.6264
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Prentice, T.R. 1997.
Theraphosidae of the Mojave Desert west and north of the Colorado River (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae).
Journal of Arachnology 25: 137-176 [p. 162].
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Aphonopelma johnnycashi Hamilton, Hendrixson & Bond, 2016
– USA

Hamilton, C.A., Hendrixson, B.E. & J.E. Bond. 2016.
Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States.
ZooKeys 560: 1-340. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.560.6264
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Aphonopelma joshua Prentice, 1997
– USA

Prentice, T.R. 1997.
Theraphosidae of the Mojave Desert west and north of the Colorado River (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae).
Journal of Arachnology 25: 137-176 [p. 150, f. 1-2, 5, 7, 12-15, 22-23, 51].
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Aphonopelma lanceolatum (Simon, 1891)
– Nicaragua

Simon, E. 1891.
Liste des Aviculariides qui habitent le Mexique et l'Amérique centrale.
Act. Soc. linn. Bord. 44: 327-339 [p. 335, f. 2].

Aphonopelma latens (Chamberlin, 1917)
– El Salvador, Nicaragua

Chamberlin, R.V. 1917.
New spiders of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Mus. comp. Zool. Harvard 61: 25-75 [p. 52, pl. 3, f. 10].

Aphonopelma levii Smith, 1995
– Mexico

Smith, A. M. 1995.
Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Fitzgerald Publishing, London [p. 118, f. 463-472].

Aphonopelma madera Hamilton, Hendrixson & Bond, 2016
– USA

Hamilton, C.A., Hendrixson, B.E. & J.E. Bond. 2016.
Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States.
ZooKeys 560: 1-340. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.560.6264
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Aphonopelma mareki Hamilton, Hendrixson & Bond, 2016
– USA

Hamilton, C.A., Hendrixson, B.E. & J.E. Bond. 2016.
Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States.
ZooKeys 560: 1-340. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.560.6264
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Aphonopelma marxi (Simon, 1891)
– USA
Synonyms: A. behlei, A. vogelae

Simon, E. 1891.
Liste des espéces de la famille des Aviculariidae qui habitent le Mexique et l'Amérique du Nord.
Act. Soc. linn. Bord. 44: 307-326 [p. 324].

Hamilton, C.A., Hendrixson, B.E. & J.E. Bond. 2016.
Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States.
ZooKeys 560: 1-340. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.560.6264
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Prentice, T.R. 1997.
Theraphosidae of the Mojave Desert west and north of the Colorado River (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae).
Journal of Arachnology 25: 137-176 [p. 147].
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Aphonopelma moderatum (Chamberlin & Ivie, 1939)
– USA
Synonym: A. heterops

Chamberlin, R.V. & W. Ivie. 1939.
New tarantulas from the southwestern states.
Bull. Univ. Utah 29(11): 1-17 [p. 9, f. 5].

Hamilton, C.A., Hendrixson, B.E. & J.E. Bond. 2016.
Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States.
ZooKeys 560: 1-340. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.560.6264
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Aphonopelma moellendorfi Hamilton, Hendrixson & Bond, 2016
– USA

Hamilton, C.A., Hendrixson, B.E. & J.E. Bond. 2016.
Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States.
ZooKeys 560: 1-340. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.560.6264
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Aphonopelma mojave Prentice, 1997
– USA

Prentice, T.R. 1997.
Theraphosidae of the Mojave Desert west and north of the Colorado River (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae).
Journal of Arachnology 25: 137-176 [p. 157, f. 3-4, 6, 8, 11, 16-21, 24-28].
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Aphonopelma mooreae Smith, 1995
– Mexico

Smith, A. M. 1995.
Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Fitzgerald Publishing, London [p. 123, f. 508-517].

Aphonopelma nayaritum Chamberlin, 1940
– Mexico

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 23].
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Aphonopelma pallidum (F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1897)
– Mexico

Cambridge, F.O.P.-. 1897.

Arachnida - Araneida and Opiliones.
In Biologia Centrali-Americana, Zoology.
London, 2: 1-40 [p. 21, pl. 1, f. 17].

Jansen, T. 1998.
Ungewöhnliche Haütungsintervalle bei Brachypelma pallidum.
DeArGe Mitteilungen 3(1): 6-7.

Verdez, J.-M. 1994.
Fiche d'élevage MYG27: EUATHLUS pallidum (Cambridge, 1897).
Arachnides 23.

Vol, F. 2000.
A propos de Brachypelma "pallidum".
Arachnides 45.

Note: Also see Brachypelma verdezi, a newly described species is what has been referred to in arachnoculture as Brachypelma pallidum, now Aphonopelma pallidum. Whether they are two different spiders or synonymous remains to be proven.

Aphonopelma paloma Prentice, 1993
– USA

Prentice, T.R. 1993.
A new species of North American tarantula, Aphonopelma paloma (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae).
Journal of Arachnology 20: 189-199 [p. 189, f. 1-11].
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Aphonopelma parvum Hamilton, Hendrixson & Bond, 2016
– USA

Hamilton, C.A., Hendrixson, B.E. & J.E. Bond. 2016.
Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States.
ZooKeys 560: 1-340. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.560.6264
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Aphonopelma peloncillo Hamilton, Hendrixson & Bond, 2016
– USA

Hamilton, C.A., Hendrixson, B.E. & J.E. Bond. 2016.
Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States.
ZooKeys 560: 1-340. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.560.6264
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Aphonopelma phasmus Chamberlin, 1940
– USA

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 28].
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Aphonopelma platnicki Smith, 1995
– Mexico

Smith, A. M. 1995.
Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Fitzgerald Publishing, London [p. 130, f. 576-585].

Aphonopelma prenticei Hamilton, Hendrixson & Bond, 2016
– USA

Hamilton, C.A., Hendrixson, B.E. & J.E. Bond. 2016.
Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States.
ZooKeys 560: 1-340. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.560.6264
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Aphonopelma prosoicum Chamberlin, 1940
– Mexico

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 13].
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Aphonopelma ruedanum Chamberlin, 1940
– Mexico

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 25].
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Aphonopelma saguaro Hamilton, Hendrixson & Bond, 2016
– USA

Hamilton, C.A., Hendrixson, B.E. & J.E. Bond. 2016.
Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States.
ZooKeys 560: 1-340. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.560.6264
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Aphonopelma sclerothrix (Valerio, 1980)
– Costa Rica

Valerio, C.E. 1980.
Arañas terafósidas de Costa Rica (Araneae: Theraphosidae). III. Sphaerobothria, Aphonopelma, Pterinopelma, Citharacanthus, Crypsidromus y Stichoplastus.
Revta Biol. trop. 28: 271-296 [p. 278, f. 16-17, 21].

Aphonopelma seemanni (F.O.P.-Cambridge, 1897)
– Central America
TYPE SPECIES

Cambridge, F.O.P.-. 1897.
Arachnida - Araneida and Opiliones.
In Biologia Centrali-Americana, Zoology.
London, 2: 1-40 [p. 26, pl. 3, f. 1].

Fitchett, R. 1989.
Field guide review. No. 9. The Costa Rican zebra tarantula (AphonopelmaRhecosticaseemani).
Journal of the British Tarantula Society 4(4): 21.

Gorb, S.N. et al. 2006.
Biomaterials: Silk-like secretion from tarantula feet.
Nature 443: 407.
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Herrero, M.V., R. Bolaños & G.V. Odell. 1982.
Racoleccion, mantenimiento y manejo de Sphaerobothria hoffmanni y Aphonopelma seemanni (Araneae, Theraphosinae) de Costa Rica.
Brenesia 19/20: 311-317.

Herrero, M.V. & J. Guittierrez. 1984.
Myonecrotic effect of the venom of Aphonopelma seemanni (Araneae, Theraphosidae) in the white mouse.
Rev. Biol. Trop. 32: 173-176.

Herrero, M.V. & G.V. Odell. 1988.
Algunas caracteristicas de los venenos y secreciones digestivas de Aphonopelma seemanni y Sphaerobothria hoffmanni (Araneae: Theraphosidae) de Costa Rica.
Rev. Biol. Trop. 36(2A): 241-246.

Herrero, M.V. & C.E. Valerio. 1986.
Analisis de la actividad diaria de Aphonopelma seemanni (Araneae, Theraphosidae) en Costa Rica.
Journal of Arachnology 14(1): 79-82.
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Herrero, M.V. & A.M.R. Vargas. 1983.
Patrones de actividad diaria de las hembras de Aphonopelma seemanni (Araneae: Theraphosidae) duran te la epoca lluviosa en Guanacaste, Costa Rica.
Rev. Biol. Trop. 31: 161-162.

Hull-Williams, V. 1986.
Breeding observations: Aphonopelma seemani.
Journal of the British Tarantula Society 1(2): 29-30.

Humbert, J. 1998.
Une envenimation par Aphonopelma seemani (Cambridge, 1897).
Arachnides 37.

Piepho, F. 1997.
Der Verpaarung einer Aphonopelma seemani.
DeArGe Mitteilungen 2(2): 4-5.

Smith, A.M. 1986.
Species file: Aphonopelma seemani (F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1897).
Journal of the British Tarantula Society 1(2): 22-26.

Smith, A.M. 1988.
New data on the natural history of the Costa Rican theraphosid spider Rhecostica seemani (F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1897).
Journal of the British Tarantula Society 4(1): 6-7.

Aphonopelma serratum (Simon, 1891)
– Mexico

Simon, E. 1891.
Liste des Aviculariides qui habitent le Mexique et l'Amérique centrale.
Act. Soc. linn. Bord. 44: 327-339 [p. 336, f. 4].

Aphonopelma steindachneri (Ausserer, 1875)
– USA
Synonyms: A. phanum, A. reversum

Ausserer, A. 1875.
Zweiter Beitrag zur Kenntniss der Arachniden-Familie der Territelariae Thorell (Mygalidae Autor).
Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 25: 125-206 [p. 199, pl. 7, f. 43-44].

Hamilton, C.A., Hendrixson, B.E. & J.E. Bond. 2016.
Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States.
ZooKeys 560: 1-340. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.560.6264
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Prentice, T.R. 1997.
Theraphosidae of the Mojave Desert west and north of the Colorado River (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae).
Journal of Arachnology 25: 137-176.
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Aphonopelma stoicum (Chamberlin, 1925)
– Mexico

Chamberlin, R.V. 1925.
New North American spiders.
Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. (4) 14: 105-142 [p. 109, f. 6].

Aphonopelma truncatum (F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1897)
– Mexico

Cambridge, F.O.P.-. 1897.
Arachnida - Araneida and Opiliones.
In Biologia Centrali-Americana, Zoology.
London, 2: 1-40 [p. 23, pl. 1, f. 21].

Aphonopelma superstitionense Hamilton, Hendrixson & Bond, 2016
– USA

Hamilton, C.A., Hendrixson, B.E. & J.E. Bond. 2016.
Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States.
ZooKeys 560: 1-340. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.560.6264
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Aphonopelma vorhiesi (Chamberlin & Ivie, 1939)
– USA
Synonyms: A. jungi, A. punzoi

Chamberlin, R.V. & W. Ivie. 1939.
New tarantulas from the southwestern states.
Bull. Univ. Utah 29(11): 1-17 [p. 7, f. 4, 12-13].

Hamilton, C.A., Hendrixson, B.E. & J.E. Bond. 2016.
Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States.
ZooKeys 560: 1-340. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.560.6264
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Aphonopelma xanthochromum (Valerio, 1980)
– Costa Rica

Valerio, C.E. 1980.

Arañas terafósidas de Costa Rica (Araneae: Theraphosidae). III. Sphaerobothria, Aphonopelma, Pterinopelma, Citharacanthus, Crypsidromus y Stichoplastus.
Revta Biol. trop. 28: 271-296 [p. 276, f. 14, 22].

Aphonopelma xwalxwal Hamilton, Hendrixson & Bond, 2016
– USA

Hamilton, C.A., Hendrixson, B.E. & J.E. Bond. 2016.
Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States.
ZooKeys 560: 1-340. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.560.6264
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