Pholcidae  C. L. Koch, 1850 / Hoplopholcus  Kulczynski, 1908   16 species

Hoplopholcus asiaeminoris  Brignoli, 1978


Characters as in female. Prosoma 2.2 mm long.

Body length male: 5.3 mm

Prosoma yellowish, cephalic part darker. Prosoma 2.6 mm long. Eyes ringed with black, PME a little less than one diameter apart. Opisthosoma yellowish grey, dorsally with a purplish black pattern, ventrally with brownish areas.

Body length female: 6.9 mm
Additional information

In caves. Altitude up to 1700 m.

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Turkey
Distribution List
Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2019) |||

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Mammola S, Cardoso P, Ribera C, Pavlek M, Isaia M (2018b) A synthesis on cave-dwelling spiders in Europe. Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 56: 301-316 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf