The World Spider Catalog, V15 by N. I. Platnick (c) 2000 - 2014 AMNH

Family: THERAPHOSIDAE

Gen. Metriopelma Becker, 1878 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:00250]

N.B.: removed from the synonymy of Crypsidromus Ausserer, 1871 by Pérez-Miles et al., 1996: 53.

Transferred to other genera:
M. nigriventre (Mello-Leitão, 1939) -- see Hapalopus.

In synonymy:
M. morosum (Banks, 1909) = M. zebratum (Banks, 1909) (Valerio, 1982: 409).

m breyeri (Becker, 1878) *....................Mexico [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:002233]
Sericopelma breyerii Becker, 1878a: 77, pl. 2, f. 1-6 (Dm).
M. b. Becker, 1878b: 256.
Crypsidromus b. Simon, 1892a: 143.
Crypsidromus b. Smith, 1995: 181, f. 1002-1010 (m).
M. b. Schmidt, 2003l: 177, f. 430 (m).

f coloratum Valerio, 1982....................Panama [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:002234]
M. colorata Valerio, 1982: 410, f. 3, 6 (Df).
M. colorata Pérez-Miles et al., 1996: 53 (Tf from Crypsidromus=Lasiodora, contra Raven, 1985a).
Neischnocolus coloratus Schmidt, 2003l: 177, f. 439 (f).

f drymusetes Valerio, 1982....................Costa Rica [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:002235]
M. d. Valerio, 1982: 410, f. 2, 5 (Df).
M. d. Pérez-Miles et al., 1996: 53 (Tf from Crypsidromus=Lasiodora, contra Raven, 1985a).
M. d. Vol, 1999a: 12, f. P1 (f).
Neischnocolus d. Schmidt, 2003l: 177, f. 440 (f).

mf familiare (Simon, 1889)....................Venezuela [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:002236]
Crypsidromus familiaris Simon, 1889m: 211 (Dm).
M. f. Pocock, 1903b: 114.
Crypsidromus familiaris Strand, 1916b: 85 (Dm).
M. f. Schmidt, 1997b: 4, f. 1 (Tm from Crypsidromus=Lasiodora, Df, contra Raven, 1985a).
M. f. Vol, 1999a: 12, f. P2 (f).
M. f. Schmidt, 2003l: 177, f. 437 (f).

mf ledezmae Vol, 2001....................Bolivia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:038382]
M. l. Vol, 2001c: 177, 5 unnumbered f. (Dmf).
M. l. Schmidt, 2003l: 177, f. 438 (f).
M. l. Peters, 2003: 236, f. 951, 954 (mf).
M. ledezmane Peters, 2005b: 82, f. 261-264 (mf).

m spinulosum F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1897....................Guatemala [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:002238]
M. s. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1897a: 33, pl. 2, f. 12 (Dm).
Acentropelma s. Pocock, 1901c: 555.
Stichoplastus spinulosus Simon, 1903a: 930.
Stichoplastus spinulosus Smith, 1986b: 99, f. 108h (m).
Stichoplastus spinulosus Smith, 1987d: 99, f. 108h (m).
M. s. Rudloff, 1997a: 2, 4 (Tm from Stichoplastus=Holothele).

f variegata (Caporiacco, 1955)....................Venezuela [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:037453]
Proshapalopus variegatus Caporiacco, 1955: 281 (Df; considered a nomen dubium by Huber, Samm & Schmidt, 1996: 42 and Rudloff, 1997a: 5).
M. v. Bertani, 2001: 286 (Tf from Proshapalopus).

mf velox Pocock, 1903....................Ecuador [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:002239]
M. v. Pocock, 1903b: 113 (Dm).
Crypsidromus v. Petrunkevitch, 1911: 56.
Crypsidromus. v. Gerschman & Schiapelli, 1973b: 65, f. 51-57 (mf).
Crypsidromus v. Schmidt, 1993d: 61, f. 47-49 (mf).
M. v. Schmidt, 1997g, 1998h: 17, f. 108-110 (Tm from Crypsidromus=Lasiodora, contra Raven, 1985a, Df).
M. v. Schmidt, 1999f: 15, f. 25, 29 (mf; N.B.: text uses the combination M. morenii (Holmberg, 1876), listed under Crypsidromus above).
M. v. Vol, 1999a: 12, f. P3 (f).
M. v. Schmidt, 2003l: 130, f. 140-142 (mf).
M. v. Peters, 2003: 236, f. 955-956, 960-961 (mf).
M. v. Peters, 2005b: 83, f. 265-269 (mf).

mf zebratum Banks, 1909....................Costa Rica [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:002240]
M. zebrata Banks, 1909a: 195, pl. 5, f. 8 (Dm).
M. morosus Banks, 1909a: 196, pl. 5, f. 16 (Dm).
Crypsidromus morosus Petrunkevitch, 1911: 55.
Crypsidromus zebratus Petrunkevitch, 1911: 56.
M. zebrata Valerio, 1982: 409, f. 1, 4, 7-9, 26 (m, Df, S).
M. z. Smith, 1986b: 93, f. 81h (m).
M. z. Smith, 1987d: 93, f. 81h (m).
M. z. Pérez-Miles et al., 1996: 53 (Tmf from Crypsidromus=Lasiodora, contra Raven, 1985a).
M. zebrata Vol, 1999a: 12, f. P4 (f).
Neischnocolus zebratus Peters, 2000b: 55, f. 147-148 (mf).
Neischnocolus zebratus Schmidt, 2003l: 130, 178, f. 143, 441 (mf).
M. z. Peters, 2003: 238, f. 965-966 (mf).