Pholcus yichengicus

Zhu, Keli, Yao, Zhiyuan, Bai, Xiujuan & Li, Shuqiang, 2018, Five new species of the spider genus Pholcus Walckenaer, 1805 (Araneae: Pholcidae) from China and Thailand, Zootaxa 4377 (2), pp. 235-253: 246

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4377.2.5

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:92AB898C-1B08-44C4-98B6-B0C31E8F9F7D

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/FC23EE52-FFE5-9472-FF09-FA965DBC9EDD

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Pholcus yichengicus
status

 

Pholcus yichengicus  species-group

Diagnosis. THIS SPECIES-GROUP CAN BE DISTINGUISHED FROM All KNOWN CONGENERS BY THE COMBINATION OF THE FOllOWING CHARACTERS: EIGHT EYES; CARAPACE WITH RADIATING MARKS; OPISTHOSOMA CYlINDRICAl; MAlE CHElICERAE WITH PROXIMOlATERAl, DISTAl AND FRONTAl APOPHYSES; MAlE PEDIPAlPAl TROCHANTER APOPHYSES MEDIUM lONG, USUAllY WITH A SHORT RETROlATERAl BRANCH; MAlE PEDIPAlPAl TIBIA WITH A PROlATERO-VENTRAl PROJECTION; PROCURSUS WITH DORSAl SPINES; APPENDIX USUAllY BRANCHED; EPIGYNUM SClEROTIZED, WITH A ‘KNOB’ OF VARIABlE lENGTH (HUBER 2011B).

Composition. THE SPECIES-GROUP NOW CONTAINS 35 SPECIES AND IS WIDElY DISTRIBUTED IN CENTRAl AND SOUTHERN CHINA, AND THAIlAND. OF THESE, P. yongshun YAO & LI  sp. nov. AND P. yuxi YAO & LI  sp. nov. ARE NEWlY DESCRIBED BElOW.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Pholcidae

Genus

Pholcus