Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Poecilochroa  Westring, 1874   11 species

Poecilochroa pugnax  (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1874)

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Libya, Egypt, Ethiopia, Israel
Distribution List
Egypt   (Alioua & Bosmans, 2020) ||| Libya   (Alioua & Bosmans, 2020) |||

Alioua A, Bosmans R (2020) Poecilochroa senilis (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872) (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) recorded for the first time in Algeria and Morocco, with the proposition of a new synonym. Serket 17: 121-126 pdf

Bosmans R, Hervé C (2021) Less is more: eight new synonyms in Mediterranean spiders (Araneae), with a new Pelecopsis species from Tunisia (Linyphiidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 61: 58-64 pdf

Denis J (1947) Results of the Armstrong College expedition to Siwa Oasis (Libyan desert), 1935. Spiders [Araneae]. Bulletin de la Société Fouad 1er d'Entomologie 31: 17-103 pdf

Levy G (1999d) Spiders of six uncommon drassodine genera (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) from Israel. Israel Journal of Zoology 45: 427-452 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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