Araneae theraphosae

plural noun
Araneae ther·​a·​pho·​sae | \ -ˌtherəˈfōˌsē \

Definition of Araneae theraphosae

in some classifications
: a division of spiders that comprises those with vertically articulated chelicerae and is equivalent to the Liphistiomorphae plus the Mygalomorphae

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New Latin, theraphose Araneae

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“Araneae theraphosae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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