Trochosa adjacens O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1885,

Marusik, Yuri M. & Nadolny, Anton A., 2020, On the identity of Trochosa hispanica (Araneae, Lycosidae), with notes on the synonymy of West Palaearctic “ Trochosa ” species, Zootaxa 4859 (1), pp. 56-80: 73

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4859.1.2

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4412801

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scientific name

Trochosa adjacens O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1885
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Trochosa adjacens O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1885 

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Trochosa adjacens O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1885: 83  (♀).

Type: holotype ♀ in OUMNH, vial “## faded label, 1680”. Information in the text “Yangihissar, April 1874 ” (= China, Xinjiang)  .

Note. This species was recognized among the “Yarkand spiders”, a collection lacking species or geographical labels, due to its size, “over 5 lines” (~ 10.5 mm), and pale coloration. In the description, O. Pickard-Cambridge (1885) compared this species with T. terricola Thorell, 1856  and T. ruricola  , the generotype.

Description. See O. Pickard-Cambridge (1885). Holotype faded. Measurements of the holotype ♀: total length 11.0; carapace 5.0 long, 4.0 wide; Leg I 11.7 (3.3, 1.9, 2.6, 2.3, 1.6).

Comments. The shape of the epigyne indicates that this species belongs to Trochosa  , unlike other species placed by O. Pickard-Cambridge (1885) in this genus. The relationship of T. adjacens  with other congeners remains unclear. Most, if not all, females in the genus Trochosa  cannot be distinguished from each other, especially singletons. To correctly classify this species, males are required from the type locality.

Distribution. This species is known from the type locality only, Yangihissar Town in SW Xinjiang.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Lycosidae

Genus

Trochosa

Loc

Trochosa adjacens O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1885

Marusik, Yuri M. & Nadolny, Anton A. 2020
2020
Loc

Trochosa adjacens O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1885: 83

Pickard-Cambridge, O. 1885: 83
1885