Taxon details

Crossopriza lyoni (Blackwall, 1867)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2017-12-12
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Africa. Introduced to USA, Venezuela, Germany, China, Japan, Korea, tropical Asia, Australia
Type deposit provide information
  • Syntype: Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (MNRJ), Brazil (database excerpt, August 2019); Crossopriza brasiliensis Mello-Leitão, 1935, (42313); 1 m 1 f 1 j (destroyed by the fire 2018)
Taxonomic references
Pholcus lyoni Blackwall, 1867a: 392 (Dmf).
Smeringopus lyoni Thorell, 1895: 70.
Crossopriza lyoni Pocock, 1900a: 240.
Crossopriza lyoni Dyal, 1935: 168, pl. 15, f. 90-96 (mf).
Crossopriza brasiliensis Mello-Leitão, 1935a: 94, f. 13 (Dmf).
Crossopriza mucronata Mello-Leitão, 1942b: 389, f. 1-2 (Df).
Crossopriza francoisi Millot, 1946a: 154, f. 29, 30B (Dm).
Crossopriza stridulans Millot, 1946a: 156, f. 31A-B (Df).
Crossopriza lyoni Zhu & Wang, 1963a: 462, f. 4, 7-8 (mf).
Crossopriza lyoni Chrysanthus, 1967b: 96, f. 20-24 (mf).
Crossopriza lyoni Tikader & Biswas, 1981: 18, f. 13-15 (f).
Crossopriza lyoni Yaginuma, 1986a: 31, f. 17.5 (mf).
Crossopriza lyoni Kim, 1988: 35, f. 1-6 (mf).
Crossopriza lyoni Chikuni, 1989b: 29, f. 7 (mf).
Crossopriza lyoni Chen & Zhang, 1991: 72, f. 62.1-3 (mf).
Crossopriza lyoni Huber, Deeleman-Reinhold & Pérez, 1999: 2, f. 1-12 (mf, S).
Crossopriza lyoni Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 52, f. 22H-O (mf).
Crossopriza lyoni Huber, 2000: 30, f. 98.
Crossopriza lyoni Deeleman-Reinhold & van Harten, 2001: 195, f. 5-6 (mf).
Crossopriza lyoni Irie, 2001: 7, f. 1-8 (mf).
Crossopriza lyoni Van Keer & Van Keer, 2001: 83, f. 2.1-8 (mf).
Tibiosa caracensis González-Sponga, 2006: 11, pl. 1, f. 1-10 (Dmf) [].
Tibiosa casanaimensis González-Sponga, 2006: 14, pl. 2, f. 1-9 (Dmf) [].
Tibiosa coreana González-Sponga, 2006: 17, pl. 3, f. 1-7 (Dm) [] [f, f. 8-9: misidentified Artema atlanta].
Tibiosa guayanesa González-Sponga, 2006: 20, pl. 4, f. 1-9 (Dmf) [].
Tibiosa moraensis González-Sponga, 2006: 23, pl. 5, f. 1-9 (Dmf) [].
Crossopriza lyoni Beatty, Berry & Huber, 2008: 9, f. 17-18, 47-48 (mf).
Crossopriza lyoni Colmenares-García, 2008: 88, f. 2A-C (m).
Crossopriza lyoni Irie, 2009: 106, f. 3-5 (mf).
Crossopriza lyoni Huber, 2009a: 65 (S).
Crossopriza lyoni Yin et al., 2012: 163, f. 30a-h (mf).
Crossopriza lyoni Sen et al., 2015: 88, f. 514-518, pl. 19 (f).
Crossopriza lyoni Bauer et al., 2016: 4, f. 1-7 (mf).

Bauer, T., Wendt, I., Holstein, J. & Gabriel, G. (2016). Crossopriza lyoni new to Germany (Araneae: Pholcidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 52: 4-6. doi:10.5431/aramit5202 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Beatty, J. A., Berry, J. W. & Huber, B. A. (2008). The pholcid spiders of Micronesia and Polynesia (Araneae, Pholcidae). Journal of Arachnology 36(1): 1-25. doi:10.1636/H05-66.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Blackwall, J. (1867a). Descriptions of several species of East Indian spiders, apparently to be new or little known to arachnologists. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (3) 19: 387-394. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chen, Z. F. & Zhang, Z. H. (1991). Fauna of Zhejiang: Araneida. Zhejiang Science and Technology Publishing House, 356 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chikuni, Y. (1989b). Pictorial encyclopedia of spiders in Japan. Kaisei-sha Publishing Co., Tokyo, 310 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chrysanthus, P. (1967b). Spiders from south New Guinea IX. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 110: 89-105. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Colmenares-García, P. A. (2008). Tres nuevos registros para la araneofauna Venezolana (Arachnida, Araneae, Pholcidae). Boletin del Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas de la Universidad del Zulia 42: 85-92. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Deeleman-Reinhold, C. L. & Harten, A. van (2001). Description of some interesting, new or little known Pholcidae (Araneae) from Yemen. In: Prakash, I. (ed.) Ecology of Desert Environments. Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur, India, pp. 193-207. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dyal, S. (1935). Fauna of Lahore. 4.–Spiders of Lahore. Bulletin of the Department of Zoology of the Panjab University 1: 119-252, pl. 11-17. download pdf -- Show included taxa

González-Sponga, M. A. (2006). Arácnidos de Venezuela. Un nuevo género y cinco nuevas especies de la familia Pholcidae (Araneae). Sapiens. Revista Universitaria de Investigación 7: 9-27. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Huber, B. A., Deeleman-Reinhold, C. L. & Pérez G., A. (1999). The spider genus Crossopriza (Araneae, Pholcidae) in the New World. American Museum Novitates 3262: 1-10. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Huber, B. A. (2000). New World pholcid spiders (Araneae: Pholcidae): A revision at generic level. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 254: 1-348. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Huber, B. A. (2009a). Four new generic and 14 new specific synonymies in Pholcidae, and transfer of Pholcoides Roewer to Filistatidae (Araneae). Zootaxa 1970: 64-68. (plus Erratum, 1977: 68) download pdf -- Show included taxa

Irie, T. (2009). Pholcidae. In: Ono, H. (ed.) The spiders of Japan with keys to the families and genera and illustrations of the species. Tokai University Press, Kanagawa, pp. 106-111. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Irie, T. (2001). Notes on the pholcid spider, Crossopriza lyoni (Blackwall 1867). Kishidaia 80: 7-20. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kim, J. P. (1988). One species of genus Crossopriza (Araneae: Pholcidae) from southern Asia. Korean Arachnology 4: 35-38. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1935a). Three interesting new Brasilian spiders. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 39: 94-98. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1942b). Arañas del Chaco y Santiago del Estero. Revista del Museo de La Plata (N.S., Zool.) 2: 381-426. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Millot, J. (1946a). Les pholcides de Madagascar (Aranéides). Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris (N.S.) 22: 127-158. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1900a). The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Arachnida. London, pp. 1-279. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sen, S., Dhali, D. C., Saha, S. & Raychaudhuri, D. (2015). Spiders (Araneae: Arachnida) of Reserve Forests of Dooars: Gorumara National Park, Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary and Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary. World Scientific News 20: 1-339. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Song, D. X., Zhu, M. S. & Chen, J. (1999). The spiders of China. Hebei University of Science and Techology Publishing House, Shijiazhuang, 640 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1895). Descriptive catalogue of the spiders of Burma. London, pp. 1-406. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. & Biswas, B. (1981). Spider fauna of Calcutta and vicinity: Part-I. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, Occasional Paper 30: 1-149. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Van Keer, K. & Van Keer, J. (2001). Ingeburgerde exotische trilspinnen (Araneae: Pholcidae) in Antwerpse haven en enkele algemene bedenkingen bij spinnenmigratie. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 16(3): 81-86. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yaginuma, T. (1986a). Spiders of Japan in color (new ed.). Hoikusha Publishing Co., Osaka, 305 pp., 64 pls. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yin, C. M., Peng, X. J., Yan, H. M., Bao, Y. H., Xu, X., Tang, G., Zhou, Q. S. & Liu, P. (2012). Fauna Hunan: Araneae in Hunan, China. Hunan Science and Technology Press, Changsha, 1590 pp. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zhu, C. D. & Wang, F. Z. (1963a). [Chinese Pholcidae and a new species]. Journal of Jilin Medical University 5: 461-466, pl. 1-2. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2017-12-12 Taxonomic reference update n/a (Old value)
2016-10-06 New taxonomic reference entry Bauer et al., 2016 n/a
2015-12-10 New taxonomic reference entry Sen et al., 2015 n/a
2015-02-23 New taxonomic reference entry Van Keer & Van Keer, 2001 n/a
2015-02-14 New taxonomic reference entry Irie, 2001 n/a