Smeringopus pallidus (Blackwall, 1858)

Bernhard A. Huber, Philippe Le Gall & Jacques Francois Mavoungou, 2014, Pholcid spiders from the Lower Guinean region of Central Africa: an overview, with descriptions of seven new species (Araneae, Pholcidae), European Journal of Taxonomy 81, pp. 1-46 : 17-18

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2014.81

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:AC69F89F-C11B-49B1-8EEE-183286EDA755

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6139659

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/038C87B3-FF85-FF92-869D-17F5FB85FEF6

treatment provided by

Jeremy

scientific name

Smeringopus pallidus (Blackwall, 1858)
status

 

73. Smeringopus pallidus (Blackwall, 1858)   . Congo D.R. ( Simon 1877, sub Pholcus excavatus   ; see Huber 2011b); Congo R. ( Lawrence 1958; doubtful record, only juveniles); newly recorded for Cameroon and Gabon.

New records

CAMEROON: Adamawa: ~ 5 ♂♂, 20 ♀♀, juvs (2 vials) in MRAC ( 141342, 343 ), Galim [7°05.8’N, 12°28.5’E], 13-20 Aug. 1971 (F. Puylaert) GoogleMaps   . ~ 8 ♂♂, 13 ♀♀, juvs (2 vials) in MRAC ( 141390, 392 ), Djohong [6°50.2’N, 14°41.6’E], 1-5 Sep. 1971 (F. Puylaert) GoogleMaps   . West Region: 1 ♂ in MRAC ( 148377 ), Kounden [5°42.2’N, 10°40.0’E], 28 Dec. 1975 (F. Puylaert) GoogleMaps   .

GABON: Haut Ogooué   : 1 ♂ in ZFMK ( Ar 11927 ), Mouanda (1°32.3’S, 13°12.6’E), 410 m a.s.l., in building, 21 Aug. 2011 (B.A. Huber) GoogleMaps   . 3 ♂♂, 5 ♀♀, 1 juv. in ZFMK ( Ar 11928 ), Okondja (0°39’S, 13°40.5’E), 350 m a.s.l., in building, 17 Aug. 2011 (B.A. & S.R. Huber) GoogleMaps   . Ogooué-Ivindo: 1 ♂, 2 ♀♀ in ZFMK ( Ar 11929 ), Makokou (0°33.9’N, 12°50.7’E), 520 m a.s.l., in building, 15 Aug. 2011 (B.A. & S.R. Huber) GoogleMaps   ; 1 ♀, 1 juv. in pure ethanol, in ZFMK ( Gab 218 ), same data   .

CONGO D.R.: Kinshasa: 1♂ in MRAC ( 25673 ), “ Leopoldville ” [= Kinshasa , 4°20’S, 15°19’E], Jul. 1945 ( Bureau ) GoogleMaps   ; 2♀♀, 1 juv. in MRAC ( 59225-30 ), same locality, Feb. 1947 (E. Dartevelle). 1♀ in MRAC ( 26834 ), Matadi [5°49.3’S, 13°28.0’E], Feb. 1937 (E. Dartevelle) GoogleMaps   .

MRAC

Belgium, Tervuren, Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale

ZFMK

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Pholcidae

Genus

Smeringopus