Physocyclus globosus (Taczanowski, 1874)

Bernhard A. Huber, Philippe Le Gall & Jacques Francois Mavoungou, 2014, Pholcid spiders from the Lower Guinean region of Central Africa: an overview, with descriptions of seven new species (Araneae, Pholcidae), European Journal of Taxonomy 81, pp. 1-46: 13

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2014.81

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scientific name

Physocyclus globosus (Taczanowski, 1874)
status

 

29. Physocyclus globosus (Taczanowski, 1874)  . Newly recorded for Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, and Gabon.

New records

CAMEROON: Southwest Region: 1 ♂, 2 ♀♀, 3 juvs (2 vials) in BMNH, Mamfe [5°45’N, 9°19’E], in houses in clearing in forest, 13 Mar.-30 Apr. 1933 (Percy Sladen Trust Exped., I.T. Sanderson)GoogleMaps  . Unidentified locality: 1 ♂, 1 ♀, 2 juvs (2 vials) in CAS, “ Mabete Victoria Div. ”, 24 May-7 June 1949 (B. Malkin)  .

EQUATORIAL GUINEA: Bioko  : 1 ♀ in CAS, Malabo [3°34.2’N, 8°46.8’E], 16-22 Sep. 1998 (D.K. Dabney, D. Ubick)GoogleMaps  . 1 ♂, 1 ♀, 1 juv. in CAS, Luba [3°27.6’N, 8°33.0’E], around buildings, 11-15 Oct. 1998 (M. Boko et al.)GoogleMaps  . 1 ♀ in CAS, 5 km W of Luba (3°27.9’N, 8°31.8’E), cacao plantation with fig trees, 12-14 Oct. 1998 (D.K. Dabney, D. Ubick)GoogleMaps  . Centro Sur (?): 1 ♀ in MRAC ( 170225), between Mibonde and Elon [~ 1.0°N, 10.0°E], rocky outcrop, by hand, 23 Jul. 1989 (M. Alderweireldt)GoogleMaps  . 1 ♂, 3 ♀♀ in MRAC ( 169989), Micomeseng [ Mecomeseng , 2°08.7’N, 10°37.0’E], in house, by hand, 8 Jul. 1989 (M. Alderweireldt)GoogleMaps  ; 1 ♀, 1 juv. in MRAC ( 170155, 164), same data but 9-11 Jul. 1989, gardens  .

GABON: Estuaire: 1 ♂, 1 ♀ in ZFMK ( Ar 11917), Libreville, Bas de Guegue (0°25.8’N, 9°26.2’E), 25 m a.s.l., in building, 29 Aug. 2011 (B.A. Huber)GoogleMaps  . Haut Ogooué  : 1 ♀, 1 juv. in ZFMK ( Ar 11918), under bridge over Lékoni River (1°34.6’S, 14°12.1’E), 450 m a.s.l., 19 Aug. 2011 (B.A. & S.R. Huber)GoogleMaps  . 2 ♀♀ in ZFMK ( Ar 11919), Okondja (0°39’S, 13°40.5’E), 350 m a.s.l., in building, 17 Aug. 2011 (B.A. & S.R. Huber)GoogleMaps  . Ngounié: 1 ♂, 1 ♀ in ZFMK ( Ar 11920), Mouila (1°52.4’S, 11°03.3’E), 80 m a.s.l., in building, 26 Aug. 2011 (B.A. & S.R. Huber)GoogleMaps  . Ogooué-Ivindo: 1 ♀ in ZFMK ( Ar 11921), near Abébéa (~ 0°09’N, 11°08’E, 300 m a.s.l.), in building, 12 Aug. 2011 (B.A. & S.R. Huber)GoogleMaps  . Moyen Ogooué  : 1 ♂ in MRAC ( 172778), Petit-Okano [0°05’S, 10°57’E], Sep. 1985 (J.M. Weill, A. Pauly)GoogleMaps  .

CONGO D.R.: Bas Congo: 4 ♂♂, 13 ♀♀, juvs (13 vials) in MRAC ( 1170, 1206-13, 26833, 26835-45, 26847, 26848, 26850, 26851, 26886-89, 26916, 26917, 26918, 26920), Matadi [5°49.3’S, 13°28.0’E], Feb. 1937 (E. Dartevelle)GoogleMaps  . 1 ♀ in MRAC ( 74564), Thysville [= Mbanza-Ngungu ; 5°15’S, 14°52’E, ~ 600 m a.s.l.], 1953 (J. Sion)GoogleMaps  .

BMNH

United Kingdom, London, The Natural History Museum [formerly British Museum (Natural History)]

CAS

USA, California, San Francisco, California Academy of Sciences

MRAC

Belgium, Tervuren, Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale

ZFMK

Germany, Bonn, Zoologische Forschungsinstitut und Museum "Alexander Koenig"

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Pholcidae

Genus

Physocyclus