family Theraphosidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Theraphosidae - large tropical spiders; tarantulas
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
tarantula - large hairy tropical spider with fangs that can inflict painful but not highly venomous bites
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Bites by spiders of the family Theraphosidae in humans and canines.
Thus, herein, we analyze cases of unjustified emendations in scientific names dedicated to people, published because of sex or the number of dedicatees, in the family Theraphosidae (Arachnida: Mygalomorphae), currently containing about 978 (2nd.
The family Theraphosidae represents the largest and the most studied group of mygalomorph spiders.
The arachnologists came to the conclusion this was a tarantula in the mygalomorph family Theraphosidae.
tarantula Any of various large, hairy, chiefly tropical spiders of the family Theraphosidae and capable of inflicting a painful but not seriously venomous bite.
The systematics and taxonomy of the family Theraphosidae have been heavily influenced by the presence and variations of stridulatory setae (Pocock 1895, 1897, 1899; Simon 1903; Perez-Miles et al.
Members of the family Theraphosidae are usually large and long-lived and in the last decades they have become popular as pets in many countries.