Pholcus phungiformes

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: 243

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-FFE6-9471-FF09-FB5E58399E39

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Plazi

scientific name

Pholcus phungiformes
status

 

Pholcus phungiformes  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 USUAllY WITH FRONTAl APOPHYSES; MAlE PEDIPAlPAl TIBIA WITH A PROlATERO-VENTRAl PROJECTION; PROCURSUS USUAllY WITH DORSAl SPINES; APPENDIX ABSENT, SOMETIMES WITH A ‘PSEUDO-APPENDIX’; EPIGYNUM HEAVIlY SClEROTIZED, WITH A ‘KNOB’ (HUBER 2011B).

Composition. THE SPECIES-GROUP NOW CONTAINS 50 SPECIES AND IS lARGElY RESTRICTED TO NORTHEASTERN CHINA AND THE KOREAN PENINSUlA. OF THESE, ONE SPECIES IS NEWlY DESCRIBED: P. ningan YAO & LI  sp. nov., FIVE SPECIES ORIGINAllY NOT ASSIGNED TO ANY EXISTING SPECIES-GROUP ARE ASSIGNED TO THE SPECIES-GROUP: P. brevis  YAO & LI, 2012, P. decorus  YAO & LI, 2012, P. lexuancanhi  YAO, PHAM & LI, 2012, P. tongi  YAO & LI, 2012 AND P. wangi  YAO & LI, 2012.

NOT

Nottingham City Natural History Museum

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Pholcidae

Genus

Pholcus