Taxon details

Poecilochroa taborensis Levy, 1999

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-07-25
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Portugal, Greece, Cyprus, Israel
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Poecilochroa taborensis Levy, 1999d: 436, f. 17-18 (Df).
Poecilochroa taborensis Levy, 2009: 20, f. 44-46 (f, Dm; N.B.: possibly regarded as Macarophaeus by Wunderlich, 2011: 46).
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 []).
Poecilochroa taborensis Wunderlich, 2017b: 315 (S of Macarophaeus sabulum confirmed, proposing the comb. nov. Macarophaeus taborensis, but not discussing Lissner & Chatzaki, 2016c).

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

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

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2017-03-20 New taxonomic reference entry Wunderlich, 2017b n/a
2016-12-29 Species synonymy Lissner & Chatzaki, 2016c Poecilochroa sabulum synonymized with Poecilochroa taborensis
2016-12-29 New taxonomic reference entry Lissner & Chatzaki, 2016c n/a
2016-12-29 Species distribution update Lissner & Chatzaki, 2016c n/a (Old value)