Taxon details

Poecilochroa poonaensis (Tikader, 1982)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-10-29
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Portugal, Greece, Cyprus, Israel, India
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Taxonomic references
Phaeocedus poonaensis Tikader, 1982b: 362, f. 158-163 (Df).
Poecilochroa taborensis Levy, 1999d: 436, f. 17-18 (Df) [].
Poecilochroa taborensis Levy, 2009: 20, f. 44-46 (Dm, f).
Macarophaeus sabulum Wunderlich, 2011: 49, f. 68h-i (Df) [].
Macarophaeus sabulum Wunderlich, 2012b: 187, f. 8-11 (Dm).
Poecilochroa taborensis Lissner & Chatzaki, 2016c: 17, f. 1, 2A-C, 3A-D, 4A-E, 5A-C, 6A-D (mf, S of Macarophaeus sabulum).
Macarophaeus taborensis Wunderlich, 2017b: 315 (S of Macarophaeus sabulum confirmed; T to Macarophaeus not accepted, because Lissner & Chatzaki, 2016c is not taken into account).
Poecilochroa taborensis Sankaran, Caleb & Sebastian, 2020e: 1329, f. 3a-c (f, T from Phaeocedus, S of Poecilochroa taborensis; took the younger name as valid without explanation).

Levy, G. (1999d). Spiders of six uncommon drassodine genera (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) from Israel. Israel Journal of Zoology 45: 427-452. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levy, G. (2009). New ground-spider genera and species with annexed checklist of the Gnaphosidae (Araneae) of Israel. Zootaxa 2066: 1-49. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.2066.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lissner, J. & Chatzaki, M. (2016c). First records of Poecilochroa taborensis Levy, 1999 (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) from Greece and Cyprus with notes on some closely related species. Nieuwsbrief SPINED 36: 16-21. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sankaran, P. M., Caleb, J. T. D. & Sebastian, P. A. (2020e). On the taxonomic validity of Indian ground spiders: III. Genus Phaeocedus Simon, 1893 (Araneae: Gnaphosidae). Journal of Natural History 54(21-22): 1325-1336. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. (1982b). Part 2. Family Gnaphosidae. In: The fauna of India. Spiders: Araneae. Vol. II. Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta, pp. 295-536. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (2011). Extant and fossil spiders (Araneae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 6: 1-640. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (2012b). Few rare and a new species of spiders (Araneae) from Portugal, with resurrection of the genus Chiracanthops Mello-Leitao 1942 (Clubionidae: Eutichurinae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 8: 183-191. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (2017b). Descriptions, notes and synonyms of some mainly Mediterranean and Macaronesian spiders (Araneae) of various families. Beiträge zur Araneologie 10: 298-326, 354. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-10-29 Species distribution update Sankaran, Caleb & Sebastian, 2020e n/a (Old value)
2020-10-29 Species synonymy Sankaran, Caleb & Sebastian, 2020e Poecilochroa taborensis synonymized with Poecilochroa poonaensis
2020-10-29 Species transferred to new genus Sankaran, Caleb & Sebastian, 2020e Species transferred from Phaeocedus to Poecilochroa