This species has been synonomized with P.smithi as it was described from the exact same type series (POCOCKS 1900 series) in the BNHM roughly one month prior to the description of P.pococki by Chamberlin. SOURCE:Smith, A.M. (1996). A review of the taxonomic revision work undertaken by philip charpentier in the magazing Exothermae-Between the years 1993-96. The British Tarantula Society 12(2):54-58.
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