Smeringopus pallidus (Blackwall, 1858),

Huber, Bernhard A. & Kwapong, Peter, 2013, West African pholcid spiders: an overview, with descriptions of five new species (Araneae, Pholcidae), European Journal of Taxonomy 59, pp. 1-44: 17-19

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2013.59

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scientific name

Smeringopus pallidus (Blackwall, 1858)
status

 

33. Smeringopus pallidus (Blackwall, 1858)  . Guinea, Ivory Coast ( Millot 1941); newly recorded for Senegal, The Gambia, Sierra Leone, and Ghana.

New records

SENEGAL: 1 ♂ in MRAC ( 161825), Dakar [14°46’N, 17°15’W], in house, 14 Nov. 1983 (E. Tybaert)GoogleMaps  ; 4 ♂♂ 4 ♀♀ (4 vials) in AMNH, same locality, May-Jul. 1945, no further data  .

THE GAMBIA: 4 ♂♂ 15 ♀♀ in ZFMK ( Ar 5242), Bijilo Forest Park (13°26.3’N, 16°43.5’W), coastal forest, 22 Oct. 2008 (Yu.M. Marusik)GoogleMaps  ; 1 ♂ 5 ♀♀ in ZFMK ( Ar 5244), same data, litter, mostly under palmsGoogleMaps  ; 1 ♂ 1 juv. in CAS, Baccau [13°29’N, 16°40’W], 22 Oct. 1981 (W. Settle)GoogleMaps  ; 2 ♂♂ 3 ♀♀ in SMF, same locality, in building, no date (J. Wunderlich)GoogleMaps  .

GUINEA: 1 ♂ 3 ♀♀ (2 vials) in pure ethanol, in ZFMK ( Gui 84, 102), Conakry , in building (9°34.1’N, 13°39.7’W), 40 m a.s.l., 18 Nov. 2008 (B.A. Huber)GoogleMaps  . Moyenne-Guinée: 1 ♀ in ZFMK ( Ar 10510), Dalaba (10°41.4’N, 12°15.7’W), in building, 1260 m a.s.l., 22 Nov. 2008 (B.A. Huber)GoogleMaps  . Moyenne- Guinée: 2 ♂♂ 6 ♀♀ in pure ethanol, in ZFMK ( Gui 85), Doucki  , in and at buildings (10°59.1’N, 12°36.0’W), 1050 m a.s.l., 23 Nov. 2008 (B.A. Huber)GoogleMaps  . Basse-Guinée: 1 ♂ 1 juv. in ZFMK ( Ar 10511), Kindia  , in building (10°03’N, 12°51’W), 400 m a.s.l., 20 Nov. 2008 (B.A. Huber)GoogleMaps  .

SIERRA LEONE: 10 ♂♂ 6 ♀♀ + juvs (3 vials) in MRAC ( 148460 part, 159113, 159145 part), Freetown, Mount Aureol [8°28.7’N, 13°13.3’W], Sep. 1976 - Jun. 1977 (D. Olu-Pitt)GoogleMaps  ; 5 ♂♂ 9 ♀♀ (4 vials) in MRAC ( 146506, 148525, 530, 542), Freetown, Dec. 1974 - Jan. 1977 (D. Olu-Pitt)  .

IVORY COAST: 1 ♂ 3 ♀♀ 3 juvs (3 vials) in MRAC ( 131436-438), Toulépleu [6°35’N, 8°25’W], 28 Jul. 1966 (W. Verheyen, D. Thys van den Audenaerde)GoogleMaps  .

GHANA: Ashanti Region: 1 juv. in ZFMK ( Ar 10512), Kumawu (6°54.3’N, 1°15.4’W), 380 m a.s.l., in building, 3 Mar. 2013 (B.A. Huber)GoogleMaps  . Greater Accra Region: 1 ♂ in MRAC ( 142403), Legon [5°39’N, 0°10’W], 14 Mar. 1972 (J. Edmunds)GoogleMaps  . Eastern Region: 1 ♀ in MRAC ( 127252), Akosombo [6°16’N, 0°03’E], 12 Jul. 1964 (G. Marlier)GoogleMaps  .

MRAC

Belgium, Tervuren, Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale

AMNH

USA, New York, New York, American Museum of Natural History

ZFMK

Germany, Bonn, Zoologische Forschungsinstitut und Museum "Alexander Koenig"

CAS

USA, California, San Francisco, California Academy of Sciences

SMF

Germany, Frankfurt-am-Main, Forschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum Senckenberg

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Pholcidae

Genus

Smeringopus