Clubionidae  Wagner, 1887 / Porrhoclubiona  Lohmander, 1944   5 species

Porrhoclubiona leucaspis  (Simon, 1932)

Description
Body length male: 3.5-4 mm
Body length female: 4-5 mm
Additional information

Common in citrus groves. UK: manicured shrubbery with pines.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Europe, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia
Phenology
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Distribution List
Albania   (no references) ||| Algeria   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Austria   (no references) ||| Belgium   (no references) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Czechia   (no references) ||| France   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Hungary   (Horváth et al., 2005) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sicily   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Malta   (Pfliegler et al., 2017) ||| Morocco   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Netherlands   (no references) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Slovenia   (Kostanjšek & Kuntner, 2015) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain / Balearic Islands   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Tunisia   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| United Kingdom   (Denton, 2016) |||
References

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Bosmans R, Henrard A, Benhalima S, Kherbouche-Abrous O (2017b) The genus Clubiona Latreille, 1904 (Araneae: Clubionidae) in the Maghreb, with notes on the genevensis group and new records from the Mediterranean Region. Zootaxa 4353: 1-28 pdf

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Denton J (2016) Clubiona leucaspis Simon, 1932 (Clubionidae) new to Britain in Surrey Newsletter of the British Arachnological Society 135: 5-6 pdf

Di Franco F (1994c) Nuovi dati su Clubiona leucaspis Simon, 1932 (Araneae, Clubionidae). Animalia 20: 71-75 pdf

Helsdingen P J van, IJland S (2015) A quick scan of the spider fauna in the surroundings of Përmet, Albania (Arachnida, Araneae) - preliminary report. Nieuwsbrief SPINED 35: 15-33 pdf

Horváth R, Lengyel S, Szinetár C, Jakob L (2005) The effect of prey availability on spider assemblages on European black pine (Pinus nigra) bark: spatial patterns and guild structure. Canadian Journal of Zoology 83: 324-335 pdf

Kostanjšek R, Gorjan A (2013) A contribution to the Slovenian spider fauna - II. Natura Sloveniae 15: 5-12 pdf

Kostanjšek R, Kuntner M (2015) Araneae Sloveniae: a national spider species checklist. ZooKeys 474: 1-91 pdf

Lecigne S (2013) Contribution à l’inventaire aranéologique de Corfou (Grèce) (Arachnida, Araneae). Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 28: 177-191 pdf

Mestre L, Piñol J, Barrientos J A, Cama A, Espadaler X (2012) Effects of ant competition and bird predation on the spider assemblage of a citrus grove. Basic and Applied Ecology 13: 355-362 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Pfliegler W A, Schönhofer A, Niedbała W, Vella P, Sciberras A, Vella A (2017) New records of mites (Acari) and harvestmen (Opiliones) from Malta with a preliminary checklist of Maltese Arachnida. Soil Organisms 89: 85-110 pdf

Pfliegler W P (2014) Records of some rare and interesting spider (Araneae) species from anthropogenic habitats in Debrecen, Hungary. e-Acta Naturalia Pannonica 7: 143-156 pdf

Roberts M J (1998) Spinnengids. Tirion, Baarn, Netherlands, 397 pp. pdf

Svatoň J, Gajdoš P, Černecká L, Franc V, Korenko S, Kovalčík R, Krumpálová Z (2009) Pavúky – Araneae. In: Mašán P, Mihál I (eds.), Pavúkovce Cerovej Vrchoviny. Arachnids of the Cerová Vrchovina Highland (Arachnida: Araneae, Pseudoscorpiones, Opiliones, Acari), Institute of Forest Ecology, Zvolen: 21-123 pdf

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

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