Pholcidae  C. L. Koch, 1850 / Hoplopholcus  Kulczyński, 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. 2018b)

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Global distribution (WSC 2022): Turkey
Distribution List
Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2021a; Huber, 2020) |||

Brignoli P M (1978b) Ragni di Turchia V. Specie nuove o interesanti, cavernicole ed epigee, di varie famiglie (Araneae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 85: 461-541 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2021a) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2021 [last updated 1 January 2021], online at pdf

Huber B (2020) Revision of the spider genus Hoplopholcus Kulczyński (Araneae, Pholcidae). Zootaxa 4726: 1-94 pdf

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

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

22-12-2020 Image insert
22-12-2020 Distribution update Detail