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

Family: THERAPHOSIDAE

Gen. Poecilotheria Simon, 1885 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:00269]

In synonymy:
P. bara Chamberlin, 1917 = P. subfusca Pocock, 1895 (Kirk, 1996: 21).
P. gadgili (Tikader, 1977, T from Ornithoctonus) = P. regalis Pocock, 1899 (von Wirth, 1991a: 5).
P. nallamalaiensis Rao et al., 2006 = P. formosa Pocock, 1899 (Gabriel, 2010: 13).
P. pederseni Kirk, 2001 = P. vittata Pocock, 1895 (Gabriel, Gallon & Smith, 2013: 104).
P. pococki Charpentier, 1996 = P. smithi Kirk, 1996 (Gabriel, Gallon & Smith, 2013: 109, after Nanayakkara et al., 2012: 6).
P. uniformis Strand, 1913 = P. subfusca Pocock, 1895 (Gabriel, Gallon & Smith, 2013: 106).

mf fasciata (Latreille, 1804) *....................Sri Lanka [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:002350]
Mygale f. Latreille, 1804a: 160 (D).
Mygale f. Latreille, 1806: 83 (D).
Mygale f. Hahn, 1835: 65, f. 157 (Df).
Mygale f. C. L. Koch, 1841a: 41, f. 717 (f).
Scurria f. C. L. Koch, 1850: 74.
P. f. Simon, 1885d: 38.
P. f. Karsch, 1891: 274 (Dm).
P. f. Pocock, 1899a: 87, pl. 7, f. 2 (f).
Scurria f. Pocock, 1900a: 192.
P. f. Schmidt, 2003l: 245, f. 795 (f).

f formosa Pocock, 1899....................India [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:002351]
P. f. Pocock, 1899a: 91 (Df).
P. f. Schmidt, 1995j: 5, unnumbered f. (f).
P. f. Schmidt, 2003l: 245, f. 796 (f).
P. nallamalaiensis Rao et al., 2006a: 49, pl. I, f. 1-8 (Df) [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:039506].
P. f. Gabriel, 2010: 12, f. 1-13 (S).

mf hanumavilasumica Smith, 2004....................India [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:038383]
P. h. Smith, 2004: 52, f. 1-17 (Dmf).

f metallica Pocock, 1899....................India [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:002352]
P. m. Pocock, 1899a: 93, pl. 7, f. 3 (Df).
P. m. Pocock, 1900c: 129, pl. 12, f. 3 (f).

f miranda Pocock, 1900....................India [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:002353]
P. m. Pocock, 1900a: 190 (Df).

f ornata Pocock, 1899....................Sri Lanka [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:002354]
P. o. Pocock, 1899a: 93 (Df).
P. o. Peters, 2000b: 83, f. 234 (f).
P. o. Schmidt, 2003l: 245, f. 797 (f).

mf rajaei Nanayakkara et al., 2012....................Sri Lanka [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:045695]
P. r. Nanayakkara et al., 2012: 7, f. 1-25 (Dmf).

mf regalis Pocock, 1899....................India [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:002356]
P. r. Pocock, 1899a: 89, pl. 7, f. 1 (Dmf).
P. r. Pocock, 1900c: 127, pl. 12, f. 1 (mf).
Ornithoctonus gadgili Tikader, 1977e: 308, f. 11-15 (Df).
P. r. von Wirth, 1991a: 5, f. 1-2 (f, S).
P. r. Schmidt, 1993d: 130, f. 412-413 (f).
P. r. Peters, 2000b: 84, f. 238 (f).
P. r. Schmidt, 2003l: 245, f. 798; 257, f. 20 (f).

mf rufilata Pocock, 1899....................India [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:002357]
P. r. Pocock, 1899d: 746 (Dm).
P. r. Pocock, 1900a: 189 (Df).
P. r. Charpentier, 1996a: 16, f. 1a-g, 2a-k (mf).
P. r. Schmidt, 2003l: 245, f. 799 (f).

mf smithi Kirk, 1996....................Sri Lanka [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:002358]
P. s. Kirk, 1996: 24, f. 1-14 (Dmf).
P. pococki Charpentier, 1996c: 23, f. 1-19 (Dmf) [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:002355].
P. s. Peters, 2000b: 86, f. 245-246 (mf).
P. s. Schmidt, 2003l: 245, f. 800-801 (mf).
P. s. Gabriel, Gallon & Smith, 2013: 109, f. 11-12 (S).

mf striata Pocock, 1895....................India [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:002359]
P. s. Pocock, 1895a: 172 (Df).
P. s. Kirk, 1996: 22 (Sm).
P. s. Siliwal, Gupta & Molor, 2013: 4631, f. 1-21, images 1-5 (mf).

mf subfusca Pocock, 1895....................Sri Lanka [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:002360]
Scurria fasciata Ausserer, 1871a: 199, pl. 1, f. 8 (m, misidentified).
P. s. Pocock, 1895a: 171 (Dmf).
P. uniformis Strand, 1913d: 115 (Dm) [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:002361].
P. bara Chamberlin, 1917: 71 (Df).
P. s. Kirk, 1996: 21 (S).
P. s. Schmidt, 2003l: 245, f.; 802 (f).
P. s. Gabriel, Gallon & Smith, 2013: 106, f. 8-10 (S).

mf tigrinawesseli Smith, 2006....................India [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:039507]
P. t. Smith, 2006: 86, f. 1-20 (Dmf).
P. t. West, Nunn & Hogg, 2012: 25, f. 28a-b (mf).

mf vittata Pocock, 1895....................India, Sri Lanka [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:046438]
P. v. Pocock, 1895a: 172 (Dm).
P. pederseni Kirk, 2001: 77, f. 1-4, 9-22 (Dmf) [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:039248].
P. pederseni Peters, 2005b: 96, f. 308-312 (mf).
P. v. Gabriel, Gallon & Smith, 2013: 104, f. 1-7 (removed m from S of P. striata, contra Kirk, 1996: 22, Sf).