Typhochlaena costae

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Typhochlaena costae


Taxonavigation: Theraphosoidea 

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: Theraphosoidea

Familia: Theraphosidae
Subfamilia: Aviculariinae
Genus: Typhochlaena
Species: Typhochlaena costae


Typhochlaena costae Bertani, 2012: 25, figs. 12-15, 25

Holotype: IBSP unnumbered, ♀.
Type locality: Brazil, state of Tocantins, Palmas, U.H.E. Luis Eduardo Magalhães [10°12'S, 48°24'W], 211 m.a.s.l, during faunal rescuing, M. Costa and D. Candido, 12 January 2002.
Etymology: The specific name is a matronym in honour of Miriam Costa, who collected the holotype and several other new spider species during several years she worked at Instituto Butantan.