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Male Tarantulas Lacking Tibial hooks/spurs

Martin Oosthuysen

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This is from another forum,all honor to those involved. Please feel free to add any that are not listed,please attach a photo if possible. Oviously some may have been reclassified under new genera,but this is just a guideline.

ACTUAL LINK WHERE THIS WAS COPIED FROM

http://www.tarantulas.co.za/kunena/tarantula-general/11180-the-captain-hooks?start=6

Below is a list of species that LACK tibial spurs in mature males.

The list is alphabetical by Genus with Species lacking tibial spurs listed below their Genus.

Genus Annandaliella:
pectinifera
travencorica
Genus Anoploscelus:
celeripes
lesserti
Genus Augacephalus:
junodi
Genus Chilobrachys:
andersoni
annandalei
assamensis
bicolor
brevipes
dyscolus
femoralis
fimbriatus
flavopilosus
fumosus
hardwicki
huahini
hubei
jingzhao
nitelinus
oculatus
paviei
po****i
sericeus
soricinus
stridulans
thorelli
tschankoensis
Genus Citharischius:
crawshayi (Pelinobius muticus EDITED)
stridulantissimus
Genus Coremiocnemis:
cunicularia
tropix
valida
Genus Encyocratella:
olivacea
Genus Euphrictus:
spinosus
squamosus
Genus Heteroscodra:
crassipes
crassipes latithorax
maculata
pachypoda
Genus Heterothele:
affinis
atropha
caudicula
darcheni
decemnotata
gabonensis
honesta
hullwilliamsi
ogbunikia
spinipes
villosella
Genus Hysterocrates:
affinis
affinis angusticeps
apostolicus
crassipes
didymus
ederi
gigas
greeffi
greshoffi
haasi
hercules
laticeps
maximus
ochraceus
robustus
robustus sulcifer
scepticus
sjostedti
spellenbergi
vosseleri
weileri
Genus schnocolus:
algericus
andalusiacus
decoratus
fasciculatus
fuscostriatus
han****i
holosericeus
jerusalemensis
jickelii
khasiensis
maroccanus
mogadorensis
numidus
rubropilosus
syriacus
tomentosus
triangulifer
tripolitanus
tunetanus
valentinus
Genus Lyrognathus:
crotalus
pugnax
robustus
saltator
Genus Metriopelma:
breyeri
coloratum
drymusetes
familiare
ledezmae
spinolosum
variegata
velox
zebratum
Genus Nhandu:
carapoensis
Genus Orphnaecus:
pellitus
Genus Pachistopelma (they do possess a shield of spines):
concolor
rufonigrim
Genus Phlogiellus:
aper
atriceps
baeri
bicolor
brevipes
inermis
insularis
nebulosus
ornatus
subarmatus
subinermis
Genus Phoneyusa:
antilope
belandana
bettoni
bidentata
bidentata ituriensis
bouvieri
buettneri
celerierae
chevalieri
cultridens
efuliensis
elephantiasis
gabonica
giltayi
gracilipes
gregori
lesserti
manicata
minima
mutica
nigroventris
principium
rufa
rutilata
westi
Genus Phormingochilus:
everetti
fuchsi
tigrinus
Genus Plesiophrictus:
Some males such as blatteri and madraspatanus have spurs - it is unknown which species do not possess spurs.
Genus Poecilotheria:
fasciata
formosa
hanumavilasumica
metallica
miranda
ornata
pederseni
po****i
regalis
rufilata
smithi
striata
subfusca
uniformis
Genus Selenocosmia:
arndsti
aruana
compta
crassipes
deliana
dichromata
effera
fuliginea
hasselti
hirtipes
honesta
imbellis
insignis
insulana
javanensis
javanensis brachyplectra
javanensis dolichoplectra
javanensis fulva
javanensis sumatrana
kovariki
kulluensis
lanceolata
lanipes
lyra
mittmannae
obscura
orophila
papuana
peerboomi
pritami
raciborskii
samarae
similis
stirlingi
strenua
strubelli
subvulpina
sutherlandi
tahanensis
valida
Genus Selenotholus:
foelschei
Genus Selenotypus:
plumipes
Genus Sericopelma:
commune
dota
fallax
ferrugineum
generala
immensum
melanotarsum
rubronitens
silvicola
striatum
upala
Genus Stromatopelma:
batesi
calceatum
calceatum griseipes
fumigatum
satanus
Genus Theraphosa:
blondi
Genus Thrigmopoeus:
insignis
truculentus

Please Note:
Original Genus List - Journal of the British Tarantula Society – ISSN 0962-449X May 2005, Vol. 20 No. 3 page 81 - A listing of male theraphosids which lack tibial apophyses by L.K. Ross and R.C. West


Please note the following credits-
robc from Arachnophiles Anonymous who gave me the list to use.
Who in turned refers to Extended Species List - cossor at arachnofreaks.com who original compiled the list
Who in turn refers to this siteresearch.amnh.org/iz/spiders/catalog/THERAPHOSIDAE.html

Thank you to all parties involved in compiling this list.
 
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MassExodus

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What a fantastic and convenient resource. Thanks, and Bravo! Anyone see any species missing from the list?
 

Enn49

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@Martin Oosthuysen Thank you for posting that info. I was thinking about the subject the other day and wondered if there was a list anywhere.
 

Arachnoclown

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Theraposa stirmi's lack hooks as well.
Opps...didnt read the updated list.:confused:
 
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