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IUCN red list
What is the IUCN red list?
The IUCN red list of Threatened Species founded in 1948. The IUCN Red List is the most
comprehensive information source on the status of wild species. It helps to prevent species
from becoming extinct as it helps to create conservation schemes.
What are the different categories?
Extinct in the wild
The Rameshwaram parachute spider (Poecilotheria hunumavilasumica):
The spider is named after an Indian island. The spider is also known as Rameshwaram
ornamental. It lives in the trees (e.g palm and count) and has dark and light tiger like
markings on its legs. Males tend to be smaller than females and have longer markings on the
legs. It is easy to tell rameshwaram from other tarantulas in similar species because of the
yellow colouration on the underside of their legs. It is in the critically endangered section as
its habitat is being destroyed for urban development's and paddy
fields. There are no conservation plans for this species.
Sizes Male total length: 4.3 cm
Female total length: 6.7 cm
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