The Tarantula Bibliography :: April 2014

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.

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.

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 aberrans (Chamberlin, 1917)
– Chile

Chamberlin, R.V. 1917.
New spiders of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Mus. comp. Zool. Harvard 61: 25-75 [p. 51, pl. 4, f. 2].

Aphonopelma anax (Chamberlin, 1940)
– USA

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 34].

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 apacheum Chamberlin, 1940
– USA

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 15].

Aphonopelma armada (Chamberlin, 1940)
– USA

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 32].

Aphonopelma arnoldi Smith, 1995
– USA

Smith, A. M. 1995.
Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Fitzgerald Publishing, London [p. 74, f. 124-134].

Aphonopelma baergi Chamberlin, 1940
– USA

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 19].

Aphonopelma behlei Chamberlin, 1940
– USA

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 26].

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 bistriatum (C.L. Koch, 1838)
– Brazil

Koch, C.L. 1838.

Die Arachniden.
Nürnberg, Vierter Band, pp. 109-144, Funfter Band, pp. 1-124 [p. 16].

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 breenei Smith, 1995
– USA

Smith, A. M. 1995.
Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Fitzgerald Publishing, London [p. 78, f. 151-158].

Aphonopelma brunnius Chamberlin, 1940
– USA

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 11].

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 chalcodes Chamberlin, 1940
– USA

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 7].

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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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 chamberlini Smith, 1995
– USA

Smith, A. M. 1995.
Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Fitzgerald Publishing, London [p. 86, f. 193-199].

Aphonopelma chambersi Smith, 1995
– USA

Smith, A. M. 1995.
Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Fitzgerald Publishing, London [p. 86, f. 200-210].

Aphonopelma clarki Smith, 1995
– USA

Smith, A. M. 1995.
Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Fitzgerald Publishing, London [p. 87, f. 211-230].

Aphonopelma clarum Chamberlin, 1940
– USA

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 10].

Aphonopelma coloradanum (Chamberlin, 1940)
– USA

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 35].

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 cratium Chamberlin, 1940
– USA

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 18].

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 cryptethum Chamberlin, 1940
– USA

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 16].

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 echinum (Chamberlin, 1940)
– USA

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 36].

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].

Aphonopelma eutylenum Chamberlin, 1940
– USA

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 9].

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].

Aphonopelma gurleyi Smith, 1995
– USA

Smith, A. M. 1995.
Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Fitzgerald Publishing, London [p. 104, f. 359-367].

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 harlingenum (Chamberlin, 1940)
– USA

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 37].

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

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.

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.

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 heterops Chamberlin, 1940
– USA

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 29].

Aphonopelma hollyi Smith, 1995
– USA

Smith, A. M. 1995.
Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Fitzgerald Publishing, London [p. 114, f. 423-434].

HAMILTON, D.E. & C.N. CRAIG. 2008.
Incident of temporary burrow appropriation by a checkered garter snake, Thamnophis marcianus, from a North American tarantula Aphonopelma hollyi.
Southwestern Entomologist 33(4): 319-320.

Aphonopelma iodius (Chamberlin & Ivie, 1939)
– USA

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

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 iviei Smith, 1995
– USA

Smith, A. M. 1995.
Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Fitzgerald Publishing, London [p. 115, f. 444-452].

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 jungi Smith, 1995
– USA

Smith, A. M. 1995.
Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Fitzgerald Publishing, London [p. 116, f. 453-462].

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 lithodomum Chamberlin, 1940
– USA

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 14].

Aphonopelma marxi (Simon, 1891)
– USA

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].

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 minchi Smith, 1995
– USA

Smith, A. M. 1995.
Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Fitzgerald Publishing, London [p. 121, f. 490-499].

Aphonopelma moderatum (Chamberlin & Ivie, 1939)
– USA

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

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 mordax (Ausserer, 1871)
– USA

Smith, A. M. 1995.
Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Fitzgerald Publishing, London [p. 211, pl. 1, f. 1-3].

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].

Aphonopelma odelli Smith, 1995
– USA

Smith, A. M. 1995.
Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Fitzgerald Publishing, London [p. 126, f. 543-548].

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 pedatum (Strand, 1907)
– Suriname

Strand, E. 1907.
Aviculariidae und Atypidae des Kgl. Naturalienkabinetts in Stuttgart.
Jahresh. Ver. Naturk. Württbg. 63: 1-100 [p. 44].

Aphonopelma phanum Chamberlin, 1940
– USA

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 24].

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].

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 prosoicum Chamberlin, 1940
– Mexico

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

Aphonopelma punzoi Smith, 1995
– USA

Smith, A. M. 1995.
Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Fitzgerald Publishing, London [p. 131, f. 595-604].

Aphonopelma radinum (Chamberlin & Ivie, 1939)
– USA

Chamberlin, R.V. & W. Ivie. 1939.
New tarantulas from the southwestern states.
Bull. Univ. Utah 29(11): 1-17 [p. 4, f. 6, 10-11].

Aphonopelma reversum Chamberlin, 1940
– USA

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 8].

Aphonopelma rothi Smith, 1995
– USA

Smith, A. M. 1995.
Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Fitzgerald Publishing, London [p. 135, f. 635-643].

Aphonopelma rubropilosum (Ausserer, 1871)
– Brazil

Ausserer, A. 1871.
Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Arachniden-Familie der Territelariae Thorell (Mygalidae Autor).
Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wein 21: 117-224 [p. 213].

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].

Aphonopelma rusticum (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 sandersoni Smith, 1995
– USA

Smith, A. M. 1995.
Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Fitzgerald Publishing, London [p. 138, f. 660-675].

Aphonopelma schmidti Smith, 1995
– USA

Smith, A. M. 1995.
Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Fitzgerald Publishing, London [p. 140, f. 676-692].

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 smithi Smith, 1995
– USA

Smith, A. M. 1995.
Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Fitzgerald Publishing, London [p. 145, f. 725-733].

Aphonopelma stahnkei Smith, 1995
– USA

Smith, A. M. 1995.
Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Fitzgerald Publishing, London [p. 146, f. 734-743].

Aphonopelma steindachneri (Ausserer, 1875)
– USA

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].

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 sullivani Smith, 1995
– USA

Smith, A. M. 1995.
Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Fitzgerald Publishing, London [p. 149, f. 764-774].

Aphonopelma texense (Simon, 1891)
– USA


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. 320].

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 vogelae Smith, 1995
– USA

Smith, A. M. 1995.
Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico.
Fitzgerald Publishing, London [p. 154, f. 813-821].

Aphonopelma vorhiesi (Chamberlin & Ivie, 1939)
– USA

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].

Aphonopelma waconum (Chamberlin, 1940)
– USA

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 38].

Aphonopelma wichitanum (Chamberlin, 1940)
– USA

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 35].

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 zionis Chamberlin, 1940
– USA

Chamberlin, R.V. 1940.
New American tarantulas of the family Aviculariidae.
Bull. Univ. Utah 30(13): 1-39 [p. 24].

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