Trechaleidae   Simon, 1890 / Cupiennius  Simon, 1891   4 species

Cupiennius coccineus  F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1901

Additional information

Non-established species in Europe (Nentwig, 2015)

  Not established
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Costa Rica to Colombia
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.

Germany   (Schmidt, 1964) ||| United Kingdom   (Killick, 2023) |||

Barth F G, Cordes D (1998) Cupiennius remedius new species (Araneae, Ctenidae), and a key for the genus. Journal of Arachnology 26: 133-141 pdf

Killick T (2023) Some accidental imports reported by members of the British Spider Identification Facebook Group. Newsletter of the British Arachnological Society 156/SRS News 105: 6-9 pdf

Nentwig W (2015) Introduction, establishment rate, pathways and impact of spiders alien to Europe. Biological Invasions 17: 2757-2778 pdf

Schmidt G (1964) Kurze Mitteilung über einige in Coburg gefangene exotische Spinnen. Revue Française d'Entomologie 31: 120-125 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

27-09-2023 Image insert
29-03-2023 Distribution insert Detail