Family: Pholcidae C. L. Koch,1850 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0017] Back

Gen. Pholcus Walckenaer , 1805 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:00412 ]
N.B.: Marusik et al., 2014: 260 (f. 6a-c) show an unidentified female from Iran. Considered a senior synonym of Sihala Huber, 2011 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:04047] (type Pholcus ceylonicus O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1869) by Huber, Eberle & Dimitrov, 2018: 100. The species of the Pholcus minang group were transferred to Pribumia Huber, 2018 (Huber, Eberle & Dimitrov, 2018: 85); the species of the Pholcus ethagala group were transferred to Tissahamia Huber, 2018 and the species of the Pholcus kerinci and domingo groups were transferred to Teranga Huber, 2018 (Huber, Eberle & Dimitrov, 2018: 86); the species of the Pholcus tambunan group were transferred to Muruta Huber, 2018 (Huber, Eberle & Dimitrov, 2018: 87); the species of the Pholcus krabi group were transferred to Meraha Huber, 2018 (Huber, Eberle & Dimitrov, 2018: 88); the species of the Pholcus andulau group were transferred to Kelabita Huber, 2018 and the species of the Pholcus buatong group were transferred to Kintaqa Huber, 2018  (Huber, Eberle & Dimitrov, 2018: 89); the species of the Pholcus halabala and v-notatus (=quinquenotatus) groups were transferred to Cantikus Huber, 2018 (Huber, Eberle & Dimitrov, 2018: 90).
Status: accepted
Last updated
2018-10-15
Described in
Walckenaer, 1805
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Species counts
Counts Status
325accepted
16synonym
1nomen nudum
2nomen dubium
1homonym replaced
Reference

Walckenaer, C. A. (1805). Tableau des aranéides ou caractères essentiels des tribus, genres, familles et races que renferme le genre Aranea de Linné, avec la désignation des espèces comprises dans chacune de ces divisions. Paris, 88 pp. download pdf

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Date Type Reference Detail
2018-10-15 Genus synonymy Huber, Eberle & Dimitrov, 2018 Sihala synonymized with Pholcus