Thirteen new species of the spider genus Pholcus Walckenaer, 1805 (Araneae: Pholcidae) from China

Thirteen new species from four species groups of the genus Pholcus Walckenaer, 1805 are described from China

TINGTING DONG1, 2, GUO ZHENG1*, ZHIYUAN YAO3 & SHUQIANG LI2, 3*
1  College of Life Science, Shenyang Normal University, Shenyang, Liaoning 110034, China
2  Southeast Asia Biodiversity Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Mengla, Yunnan 666303, China
3  Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
*Corresponding authors. Guo Zheng, E-mail: zhengguo@synu.edu.cn; Shuqiang Li, E-mail: lisq@ioz.ac.cn

PubYear : 2016
Volume : 4170(1)
Publication Name : ZOOTAXA
Page number : 1-40

Abstract:
Thirteen new species from four species groups of the genus Pholcus Walckenaer, 1805 are described from China: Pholcus yanjinensis sp. nov. (male & female, Yunnan) from the P. bidentatus species group; P. jingyangensis sp. nov. (male & female, Shaanxi), P. langensis sp. nov. (male & female, Henan) and P. longus sp. nov. (male & female, Beijing) from the P. crypticolens species group; P. huoxiaerensis sp. nov. (male, Xinjiang) from the P. ponticus species group; P. difengensis sp. nov. (male, Chongqing), P. gonggarensis sp. nov. (male & female, Tibet), P. hamaensis sp. nov. (male & female, Guizhou), P. lingguanensis sp. nov. (male & female, Henan), P. qingyunensis sp. nov. (male & female, Jiangxi), P. tangyuensis sp. nov. (male & female, Shaanxi), P. tianmuensis sp. nov. (male & female, Zhejiang) and P. zhongdongensis sp. nov. (male & female, Guangxi) from the P. yichengicus species group.

Keywords: axonomy, morphology, biodiversity, pholcid, Pholcinae

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