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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9:00 A PLEA FOR INTEGRATIVE TAXONOMY: SPECIES DELIMITATION IN THE NORTH AMERICAN TARANTULA GENUS APHONOPELMA
Reversal learning and complex maze learning in the spider Aphonopelma hentzi (Girard) (Araneae, Theraphosidae).
9:15 A MULTIFACETED TAXONOMIC ASSESSMENT OF THE TARANTULA APHONOPELMA ANAX (ARANEAE: THERAPHOSIDAE) AND ITS CLOSE RELATIVES FROM SOUTH TEXAS
Leg tapping had been described by Baerg (1958), Prentice (1997) and Shillington & Verrell (1997) for Aphonopelma spp.
It also was shown that a bite from the tarantula, Aphonopelma hentzi can be lethal to this shrew.
rosea was lower than that reported for Aphonopelma (Eurypelma) californicum {(Ausserer 1871) Theraphosidea, nomina dubium (Platnick 2006)} (6400 [mm.
Learning and localization of brain function in the tarantula spider, Aphonopelma chalcodes (Orthognatha, Theraphosidae).
vagans gave the closest nucleotide (BlastN) match to Aphonopelma hentzi (Girard 1852) (AY210803, Mallatt et al.
In taxa where 18S gene length was uniform and in the ~1800 base pair (= bp) length typical of arachnids, one individual was sampled, while all complete or nearly-complete sequences with large (> 3 bp) inserts relative to the Aphonopelma sp.
Aspects of the natural history and behavioral ecology of the tarantula, Aphonopelma hentzi (Girard 1854) (Orthognatha: Theraphosidae).
In large spiders such as the mygalomorph spider Aphonopelma hentzi Girad 1854 (Araneae, Theraphosidae) travels over long distances are by walking rather than ballooning.
Maxillary cuspule microstructure has been studied in Microstigmatidae (Griswold 1985), Barychelidae (Raven 1994) and in the theraphosid Aphonopelma seemanni (F.