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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Ordo: Araneae
Subordo: Opisthothelae
Infraordo: Mygalomorphae
Superfamilia: Theraphosoidea

Familia: Theraphosidae
Subfamilia: Acanthopelminae
Genus: Acanthopelma

Species: A. beccarii – A. rufescens

Acanthopelma Pickard-Cambridge, 1897

Type species: Acanthopelma rufescens Frederick Octavius Pickard-Cambridge, 1897

gender: neuter
Primary references

Pickard-Cambridge, F.O. 1897: Arachnida - Araneida and Opiliones In: Biologia Centrali-Americana, Zoology. London 2, 1-40. Reference page.

Acanthopelma is a genus of tarantulas that was first described by Frederick Octavius Pickard-Cambridge in 1897.[2] As of December 2019 it contains two species, found in Central America and South America: A. beccarii and A. rufescens.[1]
See also

List of Theraphosidae species


Gloor, Daniel; Nentwig, Wolfgang; Blick, Theo; Kropf, Christian (2020). "Gen. Acanthopelma F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1897". World Spider Catalog Version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern. doi:10.24436/2. Retrieved 2020-01-02.
Pickard-Cambridge, F. O. (1897), "Arachnida - Araneida and Opiliones", Biologia Centrali-Americana, Zoology


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