Aphonopelma


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Aphonopelma

(ă-fōn″ō-pĕl′mă, ā-) [ ¹an- + phono- + Gr. pelma, sole (of the foot)]
A genus of tarantulas.
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These refer to two incidents in which huntsman spiders (Sparassidae) were feeding on mice in houses in Queensland, Australia, one incident from India where a Poecilotheria regalis Pocock, 1899 (Theraphosidae) was found devouring a rat, one incident from Arizona (USA) where an Aphonopelma chalcodes Chambcrlin, 1940 (Theraphosidac) was seen feeding on a heteromyid rodent (see Fig.
Re-evaluating conservation priorities of New World tarantula (Araneae: Theraphosidae) in a molecular framework indicates non-monophyly of the genera, Aphonopelma and Brachypelma.
Miocene extensional tectonics explain ancient patterns of diversification among turret-building tarantulas (Aphonopelma mojave group) in the Mojave and Sonoran deserts.
On 28 August 2016 at 1945 h, we observed a large (~175 mm total length) Sonoran Desert toad attempting to eat a large (~45 mm body length, ~90 mm leg span) western desert tarantula (Aphonopelma chalcodes) at Sabino Canyon, Arizona.
So Hamilton, now at the University of Florida in Gainesville, named the species Aphonopelma johnnycashi.
Familia Especie C N S O Dipluridae Eagrus sp 0 0 0 0 Theraphosidae Aphonopelma sp 0 1 1 0 Araneidae Araneus thaddeus 0 1 1 0 (Hentz, 1847) Eriophora edax 0 0 1 0 (Blackwall, 1863) Metepeira minima 0 0 0 0 Gertsch, 1936 Micrathena 0 0 1 0 gracilis (Walckenaer, 1805) Micrathena 0 0 1 0 sagittata (Walckenaer, 1841) Neoscona 2 4 2 3 oaxacensis (Keyserling, 1864) Gasteracanta 0 1 2 2 cancriformes (Linnaeus, 1758) Verrucosa 0 2 0 0 arenata (Walckenaer, 1841) Wagneriana 0 0 0 0 tauricornis (O.
9:00 A PLEA FOR INTEGRATIVE TAXONOMY: SPECIES DELIMITATION IN THE NORTH AMERICAN TARANTULA GENUS APHONOPELMA
Reproductive behavior of the tarantula Aphonopelma chalcodes Chamberlin (Araneae: Theraphosidae).
Reproductive behaviour of the tarantula Aphonopelma chalcodes Chamberlin (Araneae, The raphosidae).
Movement of the male brown Tarantula, Aphonopelma hentzi (Araneae, Theraphosidae) using radio telemetry.
In the study, scientists coaxed Costa Rican zebra tarantulas (Aphonopelma seemanni) to crawl up steep glass surfaces.