Taxon profile


ornamental tarantulas
Poecilotheria Simon, 1885

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Arachnida - arachnids »  order Araneae - spiders »  family Theraphosidae - tarantulas »  subfamily Poecilotheriinae


Included taxa

Number of records: 15

species Poecilotheria fasciata (Latreille, 1804)

Poecilotheria fasciata

species Poecilotheria formosa Pocock, 1899 - Salem Ornamental Tarantula

Poecilotheria formosa

species Poecilotheria hanumavilasumica Smith, 2004

Poecilotheria hanumavilasumica

species Poecilotheria metallica Pocock, 1899 - Metallic Blue Ornamental Tree Spider

Poecilotheria metallica

species Poecilotheria miranda Pocock, 1900
species Poecilotheria ornata Pocock, 1899

Poecilotheria ornata

species Poecilotheria rajaei Nanayakkara, Kirk, Dayananda, Ganehiarachchi, Vishvanath & Kusuminda, 2012
species Poecilotheria regalis Pocock, 1899 - Ornamental Tree Spider

Poecilotheria regalis

species Poecilotheria rufilata Pocock, 1899 - Slate-red Ornamental Tree Spider

Poecilotheria rufilata

species Poecilotheria smithi Kirk, 1996

Poecilotheria smithi

species Poecilotheria srilankensis Nanayakkara, Ganehiarachi, Kusuminda, Vishvanath, Karunaratne & Kirk, 2020
species Poecilotheria striata Pocock, 1895

Poecilotheria striata

species Poecilotheria subfusca Pocock, 1895
species Poecilotheria tigrinawesseli Smith, 2006
species Poecilotheria vittata Pocock, 1895

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1204228]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Poecilotheria Simon, 1885]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN World Spider Catalog 21.0 []

World Spider Catalog: World Spider Catalog [], Natural History Museum Bern [as Poecilotheria Simon, 1885]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2020

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