Aptostichus sarlacc

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Aptostichus sarlacc

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Cyrtauchenioidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
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: Cyrtauchenioidea

Familia: Euctenizidae
Genus: Aptostichus
Species: Aptostichus sarlacc

Name[edit]

  • Aptostichus sarlacc Bond, 2012: figs. 228–235 Map 25
Holotype: CAS AP417, ♂.
Type locality: California, San Bernardino County, 14.5km N, 16km E of Ridgecrest sand dunes, 35.7553, -117.5006, 960m, coll. D. Giuliani 15.ii.1981-12.iv.1981.
Etymology: The specific epithet is a noun in apposition taken from the fictional creature in George Lucas’ science fiction saga, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: The Sarlacc Trapdoor Spider