Pterotricha lentiginosa (C. L. Koch, 1837)

Zamani, Alireza, Seiedy, Marjan, Saboori, Alireza & Marusik, Yuri M., 2018, The spider genus Pterotricha in Iran, with the description of a new genus (Araneae, Gnaphosidae), ZooKeys 777, pp. 17-41: 17

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.777.26745

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scientific name

Pterotricha lentiginosa (C. L. Koch, 1837)
status

 

Pterotricha lentiginosa (C. L. Koch, 1837) 

Pterotricha lentiginosa  : Roewer 1955: 772.

Comments.

This species was recorded in Iran (from two localities in the provinces of East Azarbayjan and Fars) by Roewer (1955) based on two female specimens. Considering Roewer’s well-known taxonomic mistakes, and that the Iranian record is considerably far from its known range (Crete is the easternmost known locality), it is probable that this species was misidentified ( Mozaffarian and Marusik 2001). Unfortunately, the specimens were not located at SMF and are probably lost (Julia Altmann pers. comm.).