Taxon details

Psilochorus simoni (Berland, 1911)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-07-11
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: USA. Introduced to Europe, Turkey, New Zealand
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Physocyclus simoni Berland, 1911: 110, f. 1-5 (Dm).
Physocyclus simoni Dalmas, 1915: 303 (Df).
Physocyclus simoni Bristowe, 1933e: 511, f. 1-5 (mf).
Psilochorus simplicior Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942a: 12, f. 22-23 (Df) [].
Physocyclus simoni Locket & Millidge, 1951: 93, f. 48D-F (mf).
Physocyclus simoni Brændegaard, 1966: 84, f. 74-75 (mf).
Physocyclus simoni Dziabaszewski, 1967: 139, f. 1-6 (mf).
Physocyclus simoni Ledoux, 1967: 70, f. 4a-c (m).
Physocyclus simoni Kritscher, 1970b: 138, f. 1-6 (mf).
Physocyclus simoni Klausen, 1972: 123, f. 1-4 (mf).
Physocyclus simoni Moritz, 1973: 174, f. 1-3 (m).
Psilochorus simoni Gertsch, in Locket, Millidge & Merrett, 1974: 3 (Tmf from Physocyclus).
Psilochorus simoni Palmgren, 1977a: 27, f. 6.3-5 (mf).
Psilochorus simoni Vossen, 1983: 236, f. 2a-g (mf).
Psilochorus simoni Roberts, 1985: 64, f. 21b (mf).
Psilochorus simoni Jonsson, 1990: 84, f. 5, 7-8 (mf).
Psilochorus simoni Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 40, f. 83 (mf).
Psilochorus simoni Huber, 1994a: 85, f. 1-4 (mf).
Psilochorus simoni Roberts, 1995: 99, f. (mf).
Psilochorus simoni Roberts, 1998: 102, f. (mf).
Psilochorus simoni Huber, 1998c: 595, f. 8A (m).
Psilochorus simoni Trotta, 2005: 171, f. 381-382 (mf).
Psilochorus simoni Almquist, 2005: 30, f. 67a-c (mf).
Psilochorus simoni Bayram et al., 2008a: 93, f. 2A-D (mf).
Psilochorus simoni Slowik, 2009: 39, f. 148-157 (mf, S).
Psilochorus simoni Paquin, Vink & Dupérré, 2010: 35, f. 12.2, 7-9 (mf).
Psilochorus simoni Le Peru, 2011: 157, f. 200 (mf).
Psilochorus simoni Isaia et al., 2011: 110, f. 2.5A-B, 2.6 (mf).

Almquist, S. (2005). Swedish Araneae, part 1 – families Atypidae to Hahniidae (Linyphiidae excluded). Insect Systematics & Evolution, Supplement 62: 1-284. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bayram, A., Allahverdi, H., Danışman, T., Yiğit, N. & Kunt, K. B. (2008a). A new genus and species record from Turkey: Psilochorus simoni (Berland, 1911) (Araneae, Pholcidae). Turkish Journal of Arachnology 1(1): 91-97. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Berland, L. (1911). Sur deux araignées recueillies à la Sorbonne: Physocyclus simoni n. sp. et Macrargus dentichelis E. Simon. Archives de Zoologie Expérimentale et Générale (5) 6(3): 110-115. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Brændegaard, J. (1966). Edderkopper eller spindlere I. Danmarks Fauna 72: 1-224. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bristowe, W. S. (1933e). Notes on the biology of spiders. X. British cellar spiders, with the description of a species new to Britain. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10) 11(64): 509-514. doi:10.1080/00222933308673680 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, R. V. & Ivie, W. (1942a). A hundred new species of American spiders. Bulletin of the University of Utah 32(13): 1-117. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dalmas, R. de (1915). Capture à Paris d'un Physocyclus simoni f et description d'un Harpactocrates nouveau des Alpes maritimes. Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France 20(19): 303-306. doi:10.3406/bsef.1915.25838 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dziabaszewski, A. (1967). Physocyclus simoni Berland, a new representative of Pholcidae in Poland and middle Europe. Przegląd Zoologiczny 11: 139-141. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Heimer, S. & Nentwig, W. (1991). Spinnen Mitteleuropas: Ein Bestimmungsbuch. Paul Parey, Berlin, 543 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Huber, B. A. (1994a). Genital morphology, copulatory mechanism and reproductive biology in Psilochorus simoni (Berland, 1911) (Pholcidae; Araneae). Netherlands Journal of Zoology 44: 85-99. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Huber, B. (1998c). Genital mechanics in some neotropical pholcid spiders (Araneae: Pholcidae), with implications for systematics. Journal of Zoology, London 244: 587-599. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Isaia, M., Paschetta, M., Lana, E., Pantini, P., Schönhofer, A. L., Christian, E. & Badino, G. (2011). Subterranean arachnids of the western Italian Alps. Museo Regionale Scienze Naturali Torino, Monografie 47: 1-325. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jonsson, L. J. (1990). Tre för Sverige nya spindelarter (Araneae). Entomologisk Tidskrift 111: 83-86. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Klausen, F. E. (1972). Physocyclus simoni Berland (Araneae, Pholcidae) new to Norway. Norsk Entomologisk Tidsskrift 19: 123-125. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kritscher, E. (1970b). Physocyclus simoni Berland 1911 (Aran., Pholcidae), eine für Österreich neue Spinnenart. Anzeiger der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse 106: 138-142. 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

Ledoux, J.-C. (1967). Notes d'aranéologie I: Quelques araignées du Midi de la France. Entomologiste 23: 68-73. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Locket, G. H. & Millidge, A. F. (1951). British spiders. Vol. I. Ray Society, London, 310 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Locket, G. H., Millidge, A. F. & Merrett, P. (1974). British Spiders, Volume III. Ray Society, London, 315 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Moritz, M. (1973). Neue und seltene Spinnen (Araneae) und Weberknechte (Opiliones) aus der DDR. Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift (N.F.) 20(1-3): 173-220. doi:10.1002/mmnd.19730200106 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Palmgren, P. (1977a). Die Spinnenfauna Finnlands und Ostfennoskandiens. VIII. Argyronetidae, Agelenidae, Hahniidae, Dictynidae, Amaurobiidae, Titanoecidae, Segestriidae, Pholcidae und Sicariidae. Fauna Fennica 30: 1-50. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Paquin, P., Vink, C. & Dupérré, N. (2010). Spiders of New Zealand: annotated family key & species list. Manaaki Whenua Press, Lincoln, New Zealand, 118 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1985). The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1: Atypidae to Theridiosomatidae. Harley Books, Colchester, England, 229 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1995). Collins Field Guide: Spiders of Britain & Northern Europe. HarperCollins, London, 383 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1998). Spinnengids. Tirion, Baarn, Netherlands, 397 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Slowik, J. (2009). A review of the cellar spider genus Psilochorus Simon 1893 in America north of Mexico (Araneae: Pholcidae). Zootaxa 2144: 1-53. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.2144.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Trotta, A. (2005). Introduzione al ragni italiani (Arachnida Araneae). Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 83: 3-178. doi:10.4081/memorieSEI.2004.3 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Vossen, M. H. (1983). Psilochorus simoni (Berland) en andere spinnen uit een schuilkelder. Natuurhistorisch Maandblad 72: 235-237. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2022-07-11 Species distribution update Zamani, Nadolny & Dolejš, 2022 n/a (Old value)