Pholcidae  C. L. Koch, 1850 / Holocnemus  Simon, 1875   4 species

Holocnemus hispanicus  Wiehle, 1933


Chelicerae subapically with an obtuse process. Legs: femur I with about 20 ventral spines.


Palp with darker tarsus. Prosoma 1.7 mm long. Eyes: PME not contiguous to PLE, PME about 0.5 diameter from PLE. Legs: femur and tibia apically lighter, claws with 6 or 7 teeth. Opisthosoma posteriorly in the shape of a long tubercle. Opisthosoma yellow-grey, ventrally dark brown to black.

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Portugal, Spain
Distribution List
Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Benhadi-Marín J, Barrientos J A , Ferrández M A, Henriques S, Morano E (2013) Second annotated list of selected spider families (Arachnida: Araneae) held at the University of León (Spain). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 22: 71-78 pdf

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Breitling R (2020) South European spiders from the Duffey collection in the Manchester Museum (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnology 18: 333-362 pdf

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 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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