Pholcidae  C. L. Koch, 1850 / Pholcus  Walckenaer, 1805   11 species

Pholcus spiliensis  Wunderlich, 1995

Description
Male

Palp: femur with a retrobasal protuberance and a ventral bulge. Prosoma yellow, with dark grey streak. Prosoma 1.2 mm long. Sternum dark grey with 3 pairs of light spots. Legs uniformly yellow. Opisthosoma grey with faint darker spots. Opisthosoma 3 times as long as broad.

Body length male: 3.3 mm
Female

Epigyne: the genital plate is sclerotized in the center and along its posterior margin, both lateral sides whitish.

Additional information

In Meadows, at irrigation ditches, in irrigated vegetation, under stones.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Greece (Crete)
Phenology
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References

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

Huber B A (2011) Revision and cladistic analysis of Pholcus and closely related taxa (Araneae, Pholcidae). Bonner zoologische Monographien 58: 1-509

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

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

Wunderlich J (1995f) Zwei bisher unbekannte mediterrane Arten der Gattung Pholcus Walckenaer 1805 (Arachnida: Araneae: Pholcidae). Beitr Araneol 4: 625-628