Taxon details

Stygopholcus skotophilus Kratochvíl, 1940

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-06-15
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro
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Taxonomic references
Hoplopholcus absoloni Kulczyński, 1914: 355, pl. 16, f. 25 (f; misidentified per Kratochvíl, 1940: 16).
Stygopholcus skotophilus Kratochvíl, 1940: 16, f. 1a, c, 2, 4c-d, 5c-d, 6, 7b (Dmf).
Stygopholcus skotophilus Senglet, 1971: 354, f. 40-41 (mf).
Hoplopholcus scotophilus Brignoli, 1971g: 261, f. 19 (f).
Stygopholcus skotophilus Senglet, 2001: 65, f. 22 (f, T from Hoplopholcus).
Stygopholcus skotophilus Le Peru, 2011: 160, f. 214 (mf).
Stygopholcus skotophilus Huber, Pavlek & Komnenov, 2021: 22, f. 2, 6-8, 43-76, 147-148, 154 (mf).

Brignoli, P. M. (1971g). Beitrag zur Kenntnis der mediterranen Pholcidae (Arachnida, Araneae). Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 47(2): 255-267. doi:10.1002/mmnz.1971047020 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Huber, B. A., Pavlek, M. & Komnenov, M. (2021). Revision of the spider genus Stygopholcus (Araneae, Pholcidae), endemic to the Balkan Peninsula. European Journal of Taxonomy 752: 1-60. doi:10.5852/ejt.2021.752.1391 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kratochvíl, J. (1940). Etude sur les araignées cavernicole du genre Stygopholcus Krat. Acta Societatis Scientiarum Naturalium Moraviae 12(5): 1-26. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kulczyński, W. (1914). Aranearum species novae minusve cognitae, in montibus Kras dictis a Dre C. Absolon aliisque collectae. Bulletin International de l'Academie des Sciences de Cracovie 1914: 353-387, pl. 16. 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

Senglet, A. (1971). Note sur les Pholcidae (Arachn.) de Grèce. Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 44(3-4): 345-359. doi:10.5169/seals-401666 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Senglet, A. (2001). Copulatory mechanisms in Hoplopholcus, Stygopholcus (revalidated), Pholcus, Spermophora and Spermophorides (Araneae, Pholcidae), with additional faunistic and taxonomic data. Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 74(1-2): 43-67. doi:10.5169/seals-402796 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2021-06-15 New taxonomic reference entry Huber, Pavlek & Komnenov, 2021 n/a
2021-06-15 Species distribution update Huber, Pavlek & Komnenov, 2021 n/a (Old value)