Taxon details

Pholcus ceylonicus O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1869

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-01-23
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Sri Lanka, possibly Malaysia
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Pholcus ceylonicus O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1869b: 378, pl. 11, f. 21-27 (Dmf).
Pholcus ceylonicus Brignoli, 1972f: 909, f. 1-2, 4-7 (mf).
Pholcus ceylonicus Brignoli, 1975f: 36, f. 2F (f).
Pholcus ceylonicus Huber & Benjamin, 2005: 3306, f. 1a-d, 2a-f, 3a-f, 4a-f (mf).
Sihala ceylonicus Huber, 2011b: 31, f. 145 (Tmf from Pholcus).
Pholcus ceylonicus Huber, Eberle & Dimitrov, 2018: 99 (T from Sihala).
Pholcus ceylonicus Huber, 2019: 14, f. 47, 49-50, 53-55, 65-66, 73-75, 85, 89 (mf).

Brignoli, P. M. (1972f). Ragni di Ceylon I. Missione biospeleologica Aellen-Strinati (1970) (Arachnida, Araneae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 79: 907-929. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Brignoli, P. M. (1975f). Über die Gruppe der Haplogynae (Araneae). Proceedings of the 6th International Arachnological Congress, pp. 33-38. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Huber, B. A. & Benjamin, S. P. (2005). The pholcid spiders from Sri Lanka: redescription of Pholcus ceylonicus and description of a new genus (Araneae: Pholcidae). Journal of Natural History 39: 3305-3319. 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

Huber, B. A., Eberle, J. & Dimitrov, D. (2018). The phylogeny of pholcid spiders: a critical evaluation of relationships suggested by molecular data (Araneae, Pholcidae). ZooKeys 789: 51-101. doi:10.3897/zookeys.789.22781 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Huber, B. A. (2019). The pholcid spiders of Sri Lanka (Araneae: Pholcidae). Zootaxa 4550(1): 1-57. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4550.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1869b). Catalogue of a collection of Ceylon Araneida lately received from Mr J. Nietner, with descriptions of new species and characters of a new genus. I. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 10: 373-397. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-01-23 New taxonomic reference entry Huber, 2019 n/a
2018-10-15 New taxonomic reference entry Huber, Eberle & Dimitrov, 2018 n/a
2018-10-15 Species transferred to new genus Huber, Eberle & Dimitrov, 2018 Species transferred from Sihala to Pholcus