Pholcus halabala

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: 239

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-FFEA-947D-FF09-FB5E5ECB9EF1

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Plazi

scientific name

Pholcus halabala
status

 

Pholcus halabala  species-group

Diagnosis. THIS SPECIES-GROUP (CORE-GROUP) CAN BE DISTINGUISHED FROM All KNOWN CONGENERS BY THE COMBINATION OF THE FOllOWING CHARACTERS: EIGHT EYES; ElONGATE OPISTHOSOMA POINTED DORSO-POSTERIORlY, WITH BlACK, WHITISH OR YEllOWISH SPOTS DORSAllY IN lIFE SPECIMENS; MAlE OCUlAR AREA WITH CONSPICUOUS MODIFIED SETAE; MAlE CHElICERAE WITH PROXIMO-lATERAl, DISTAl AND FRONTAl APOPHYSES, DISTAl APOPHYSES PROVIDED WITH TWO TEETH EACH; BUlB WITH UNCUS AND APPENDIX; PROCURSUS USUAllY WITH A DORSAl FlAP; EPIGYNUM WEAKlY SClEROTIZED, WITH A ‘KNOB’ (HUBER et al. 2016A).

Composition. THE SPECIES-GROUP NOW CONTAINS 21 SPECIES (CORE-GROUP: NINE SPECIES, TENTATIVE ASSIGNMENT- GROUP: 12 SPECIES) AND IS KNOWN FROM SOUTHEAST ASIA. OF THESE, THREE SPECIES ORIGINAllY ASSIGNED TO THIS SPECIES- GROUP ARE ASSIGNED TO THE CORE-GROUP: P. anaiensis  YAO & LI, 2016, P. ballarini  YAO & LI, 2016 AND P. zhuchuandiani  YAO & LI, 2016; FIVE SPECIES, INClUDING ONE NEW SPECIES BElOW, ARE ASSIGNED TENTATIVElY TO THE SPECIES-GROUP FOR THE lACK OF A BETTER SOlUTION: P. cheni  YAO & LI, 2017, P. gou  YAO & LI, 2016, P. subwan  YAO & LI, 2017, P. umphang YAO & LI  sp. nov. AND P. wan  YAO & LI, 2016.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Pholcidae

Genus

Pholcus