Trichobothrial morphology of Theraphosidae and Barychelidae spiders (Araneae, Mygalomorphae)

@inproceedings{Guadanucci2012TrichobothrialMO,
  title={Trichobothrial morphology of Theraphosidae and Barychelidae spiders (Araneae, Mygalomorphae)},
  author={Jos{\'e} Paulo Leite Guadanucci},
  year={2012}
}
Clavate trichobothria are present on tarsi of all Theraphosidae and some Barychelidae spiders. They are also here reportedon the tibiae of some theraphosids. A comparative analysis of their occurrence is presented. Representatives of allsubfamilies of Barychelidae and Theraphosidae were studied. The following morphological patterns were recognized:filiform, thickened, and clavate. The surface of these trichobothria can be plumose or non-plumose. Five patterns in thedisposition of clavate… CONTINUE READING

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