Pholcidae  C. L. Koch, 1850 / Belisana  Thorell, 1898   1 species

Belisana ambengan  Huber, 2005

Additional information

So far only recorded from buildings. This species of Indonesian origin is not native to Europe (alien species). It had been introduced to Europe at least once and did establish.

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Global distribution (WSC 2024): Indonesia (Bali). Introduced to the Netherlands
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Netherlands   (Bloem & Noordijk, 2021) |||

Bloem G J, Noordijk J (2021) Arachnids (Arachnida: Araneae, Mesostigmata, Pseudoscorpiones) from tropical greenhouses at Rotterdam Zoo (the Netherlands), including a pholcid spider new to Europe. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 61: 36-44 pdf

Huber B A (2005b) High species diversity, male-female coevolution, and metaphyly in Southeast Asian pholcid spiders: the case of Belisana Thorell 1898 (Araneae, Pholcidae). Zoologica 155: 1-126 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

27-06-2021 Datasheet update Detail
03-04-2021 Image insert
03-04-2021 Distribution insert Detail