Homoeomma Genus


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Homoeomma is a genus of South American tarantulas that was first described by Anton Ausserer in 1871. It is considered a senior synonym of CalopelmaButantania,[and of Cyclothoracoides.These tarantulas are usually quite small and usually burrow a few centimeters under a rock or log.


As of August 2022 it contains thirteen species, found in South America:[1]

In synonymy

  • H. bicolor Sherwood, Gabriel & Longhorn, 2018 = Homoeomma chilense Montenegro & Aguilera, 2018
  • H. cyclothorax (Mello-Leitão, 1923) = Homoeomma montanum (Mello-Leitão, 1923)
  • H. moreirae (Mello-Leitão, 1923) = Homoeomma brasilianum (Chamberlin, 1917)
  • H. regina (Chamberlin, 1917) = Homoeomma strabo (Simon, 1892)
  • H. serratum (Gerschman & Schiapelli, 1958) = Homoeomma uruguayense (Mello-Leitão, 1946)

Transferred to other genera

Additional information


Homoeomma orellanai, Homoeomma chilensis, Homoeomma peruvianum