Taxon details

Pholcus ponticus Thorell, 1875

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2018-05-24
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Romania, Bulgaria to China
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Pholcus ponticus Thorell, 1875b: 70 (Dmf).
Pholcus ponticus Thorell, 1875c: 70 (mf).
Pholcus ponticus Wunderlich, 1980a: 221, f. 8-13 (mf).
Pholcus xinjiangensis Hu & Wu, 1989: 74, f. 56.1-8 (Dmf) [].
Pholcus fagei Efimik, Esyunin & Kuznetsov, 1997: 86, f. 1-4 (mf, misidentified).
Pholcus xinjiangensis Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 63, f. 25X-Z (mf).
Pholcus xinjiangensis Zhang & Zhu, 2009a: 98, f. 56A-I, 57A-L (mf).
Pholcus ponticus Kuzmin, 2010: 13, f. 3-7 (mf).
Pholcus ponticus Le Peru, 2011: 156, f. 197 (mf).
Pholcus ponticus Huber, 2011b: 345, f. 1645-1646, 1661-1662, 1677-1692 (mf, S).
Pholcus ponticus Fedoriak & Moscaliuc, 2013: 149, f. 1A, 2A, 3A, C (mf).
Pholcus ponticus Fedoriak, 2015: 106, f. 2.6.4A, 2.6.5A, 2.6.6A, C (mf).
Pholcus ponticus Gündüz & Allahverdi, 2018b: 28, f. 1-3 (mf).

Efimik, V. E., Esyunin, S. L. & Kuznetsov, S. F. (1997). Remarks on the Ural spider fauna, 7. New data on the fauna of the Orenburg area (Arachnida Aranei). Arthropoda Selecta 6(1/2): 85-100. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Fedoriak, M. & Moscaliuc, L. A. (2013). The catalogue of "Alexandru Roşca" spider collection from the "Grigore Antipa" National Museum of Natural History (Bucharest). II. Mimetidae, Oxyopidae, Pholcidae, Pisauridae, Theridiidae. Travaux du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa” 56(2): 143-156. doi:10.2478/travmu-2013-0011 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Fedoriak, M. M. (2015). Scientific heritage of Aleksandru Roshka as а basis for retrospective analysis of araneofauna of Bukovyna. Edited by Prof., Dr. S. S. Rudenko. Druk Art, Chernivtsi, 1-175. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gündüz, G. & Allahverdi, H. (2018b). A new species record of Pholcus Walckenaer, 1805 in Turkey (Araneae: Pholcidae). Serket 16(1): 27-29. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hu, J. L. & Wu, W. G. (1989). Spiders from agricultural regions of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China. Shandong University Publishing House, Jinan, 435 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Huber, B. A. (2011b). Revision and cladistic analysis of Pholcus and closely related taxa (Araneae, Pholcidae). Bonner Zoologische Monographien 58: 1-509. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kuzmin, E. A. (2010). New records of Pholcidae species in Ulyanovsk region (Aranei). Proceedings of the Russian Entomological Society in St. Petersburg 80: 11-15. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Le Peru, B. (2011). The spiders of Europe, a synthesis of data: Volume 1 Atypidae to Theridiidae. Mémoires de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon 2: 1-522. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Thorell, T. (1875b). Verzeichniss südrussischer Spinnen. Horae Societatis Entomologicae Rossicae 11: 39-122. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1875c). Descriptions of several European and North African spiders. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 13(5): 1-204. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (1980a). Zur Kenntnis der Gattung Pholcus Walckenaer, 1805 (Arachnida: Araneae: Pholcidae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 60: 219-227. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zhang, F. & Zhu, M. S. (2009a). A review of the genus Pholcus (Araneae: Pholcidae) from China. Zootaxa 2037: 1-114. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.2037.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2018-05-24 New taxonomic reference entry Gündüz & Allahverdi, 2018b n/a
2015-12-23 New taxonomic reference entry Fedoriak, 2015 n/a
2015-03-24 New taxonomic reference entry Fedoriak & Moscaliuc, 2013 n/a
2015-03-24 Species distribution update Fedoriak & Moscaliuc, 2013 n/a (Old value)