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Male Tarantulas Lacking Tibial hooks/spurs

Discussion in 'What sex is my Tarantula?' started by Martin Oosthuysen, Jan 6, 2015.

  1. Martin Oosthuysen

    Martin Oosthuysen Well-Known Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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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
    pococki
    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
    hancocki
    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
    pococki
    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.
    Last edited: Jan 7, 2015
  2. MassExodus

    MassExodus Well-Known Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    What a fantastic and convenient resource. Thanks, and Bravo! Anyone see any species missing from the list?
  3. Enn49

    Enn49 Moderator Staff Member 1,000+ Post Club

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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.
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