Taxon profile


Brachypelma Simon, 1891

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

Scientific synonyms

Brachypelmides Schmidt & Krause, 1994


Included taxa

Number of records: 21

species Brachypelma albiceps Pocock, 1903

Brachypelma albiceps

species Brachypelma albopilosum Valerio, 1980 - Honduras Curly Hair Tarantula

Brachypelma albopilosum - Honduras Curly Hair Tarantula

species Brachypelma andrewi Schmidt, 1992
species Brachypelma angustum Valerio, 1980

Brachypelma angustum

species Brachypelma annitha Tesmoingt, Cleton & Verdez, 1997

Brachypelma annitha

species Brachypelma auratum Schmidt, 1992

Brachypelma auratum

species Brachypelma aureoceps (Chamberlin, 1917)
species Brachypelma baumgarteni Smith, 1993

Brachypelma baumgarteni

species Brachypelma boehmei Schmidt & Klaas, 1993 - Guerrero Orange Legs Tarantula

Brachypelma boehmei - Guerrero Orange Legs Tarantula

species Brachypelma embrithes (Chamberlin & Ivie, 1936)
species Brachypelma emilia (White, 1856) - Orange Knee Tarantula

Brachypelma emilia - Orange Knee Tarantula

species Brachypelma epicureanum (Chamberlin, 1925)

Brachypelma epicureanum

species Brachypelma fossorium Valerio, 1980
species Brachypelma hamorii Tesmoingt, Cleton & Verdez, 1997

Brachypelma hamorii

species Brachypelma kahlenbergi Rudloff, 2008

Brachypelma kahlenbergi

species Brachypelma klaasi (Schmidt & Krause, 1994)

Brachypelma klaasi

species Brachypelma sabulosum (F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1897)

Brachypelma sabulosum

species Brachypelma schroederi Rudloff, 2003

Brachypelma schroederi

species Brachypelma smithi (F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1897) - Mexican Red Knee Tarantula

Brachypelma smithi - Mexican Red Knee Tarantula

species Brachypelma vagans (Ausserer, 1875) - Mexican Redrump Tarantula

Brachypelma vagans - Mexican Redrump Tarantula

species Brachypelma verdezi Schmidt, 2003

Brachypelma verdezi

Links and literature

EN Platnick N. I.: World Spider Catalog 13.5 [], American Museum of Natural History [as Brachypelma Simon, 1891]
Data retrieved on: 8 May 2013

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