Theraphosidae  Thorell, 1869 / Chaetopelma  Ausserer, 1871   6 species

Chaetopelma olivaceum  (C. L. Koch, 1841)

Description
Male

Prosoma length: 16.1 mm.

Body length male: 35.3 mm
Female

Prosoma length: 16.3 mm.

Body length female: 43.3 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Cyprus, Turkey, Sudan, Egypt, Middle East
Phenology
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Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| Egypt   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2023b) |||
References

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Hadjiconstantis M, Komnenov M, Bosselaers J, Huber S, McCowan D, Snazell R, Decae A, Zoumides C, Kielhorn K-H, Oger P (2019c) Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian Arachnological Society 34, Suppl. 1: 1-173 pdf

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Bosselaers J (unpubl.)

Chatzaki M, Komnenov M (2019) Description of a new Chaetopelma (Araneae, Theraphosidae) species from Crete and a re-description of Macrothele cretica Kulczyński, 1903 (Araneae, Macrothelidae). Zootaxa 4544: 269-284 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S, Coşar İ (2023b) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2023 [last updated 17 July 2023], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info pdf

Decae A (unpubl.)

Guadanucci J P L, Gallon R C (2008) A revision of the spider genera Chaetopelma Ausserer 1871 and Nesiergus Simon 1903 (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Ischnocolinae). Zootaxa 1753: 34-48 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (14.02.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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