Paraphrynus macrops (Pocock, 1894)


Original combination: Tarantula macrops


Taxonomic references

Tarantula macrops Pocock:

Pocock, 1894d: 281–282, plate 7, figs. 3, 3a original description

Neophrynus fuscimanus (C.L. Koch):

Kraepelin, 1895: 25 (in part)

Tarantula fuscimana (C.L. Koch):

Kraepelin, 1899a: 243 (in part)

Hemiphrynus macrops (Pocock):

Pocock, 1902c: 53
Mello-Leitão, 1931: 45

Paraphrynus macrops (Pocock):

Mullinex, 1975: 12–13, figs. 9, 10a–g
Harvey, 2003c: 24

Distribution table
South America
Type locality: South America.
Type repository
  • Holotype undefined Male [dry example]
Zoobank LSID


Harvey, M.S. (2003c). Catalogue of the smaller arachnid orders of the world: Amblypygi, Uropygi, Schizomida, Palpigradi, Ricinulei and Solifugae. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne. -- Show included taxa

Kraepelin, K. (1895). Revision der Tarantuliden Fabr.. Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg 13(3): 3–53. -- Show included taxa

Kraepelin, K. (1899a). Scorpiones und Pedipalpi. Tierreich 8: i–xviii, 1–265. -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. (1931). Pedipalpos do Brasil e algumas notas sobre a ordem. Archivos do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro 33: 8–72. -- Show included taxa

Mullinex, C.L. (1975). Revision of Paraphrynus Moreno (Amblypygida: Phrynidae) for North America and the Antilles. Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences 116: 1–80. -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R.I. (1894d). Notes on the Pedipalpi of the family Tarantulidae contained in the collection of the British Museum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 14: 273–298. -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R.I. (1902c). Arachnida: Scorpiones, Pedipalpi, and Solifugae. In: Godman, F.D. and Salvin, O. (ed.) Biologia Centrali-Americana Taylor and Francis, London 3: 1–71. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2024-04-20 Species updated Old value
2024-03-26 Species updated Old value
2024-03-26 Taxonomic reference update Mullinex, 1975
2024-03-26 Taxonomic reference update Pocock, 1894
2024-03-26 Taxonomic reference update
2024-03-26 Species updated Old value