A very rare species offered for the first time in the UK (Oct 2012). This Nepalese species was previously described as Selenocosmia himalayana and has distinctive black and white banded legs.
Schmidt, G. (2004g). Eine zweite Art der Gattung Haplocosmia Schmidt & von Wirth, 1996 (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Selenocosmiinae). . Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 188(1): 82-147.