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

Hoplopholcus cecconii  Kulczyński, 1908


Prosoma 2 mm long.


Prosoma yellowish, ocular area pigmented with black. Prosoma 1.7 mm long. Sternum without tubercle. Eyes: PME 0.75 diameter apart. Opisthosoma yellowish grey, dorsally with faint dark pattern.

Additional information

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

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

Brignoli P M (1979f) Spiders from Lebanon, V. On Hoplopholcus cecconii Kulczyński, 1908 (Pholcidae). Bull Br arachnol Soc 4: 350-352

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2019 [last updated 1 June 2019], online at

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

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

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