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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4377.2.5

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

KELI ZHU, ZHIYUAN YAO, XIUJUAN BAI, SHUQIANG LI

Abstract


Five new species from four species-groups of the genus Pholcus Walckenaer, 1805 are described from China and Thailand: P. sakaew Yao & Li sp. nov. (Thailand) from the P. bidentatus species-group; P. umphang Yao & Li sp. nov. (Thailand) from the P. halabala species-group; P. ningan Yao & Li sp. nov. (China) from the P. phungiformes species-group; and P. yongshun Yao & Li sp. nov. (China) and P. yuxi Yao & Li sp. nov. (China), both from the P. yichengicus species-group.

 


Keywords


Araneae, taxonomy, morphology, biodiversity, pholcid, Pholcinae

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