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Centre for Biodiversity Genomics. Michael Morra. Year: 2015.   cc-by-3.0

Poecilotheria metallica is a species of spider in the family tarantulas. It is listed as critically endangered by IUCN.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/criticallyEndangered
  • Definition: A taxon is Critically Endangered when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Critically Endangered, and it is therefore considered to be facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild
  • Attribution: http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/categories-and-criteria
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EOL has data for 4 attributes, including: