Pholcommatinae Simon, 1894,

Brescovit, Antonio D., Vasconcellos-Neto, João & Villanueva-Bonilla, German Antonio, 2020, Notes on the “ Pinocchio-cobweb-spider ” Craspedisia cornuta (Keyserling, 1891) from southeastern of Brazil (Theridiidae, Pholcommatinae), Zootaxa 4750 (2), pp. 211-224: 212

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Pholcommatinae Simon, 1894


Subfamily Pholcommatinae Simon, 1894 

Craspedisia Simon, 1894 

Craspedisia Simon, 1894: 580  . Type species by original designation and monotypy, Umfila cornuta Keyserling. 

Diagnosis. Species of Craspedisia  may be separated from the species of other Neotropical Pholcommatinae  ( Enoplognatha Pavesi, 1880  , Cerocida Simon, 1894  ; Phoroncidia Westwood, 1835  ; Stemmops O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1894  ; Styposis Simon, 1894  and Wirada Keyserling, 1886  ) by the males having conspicuous proboscis in the region of the clypeus ( Fig. 1View FIGURE 1 C-F). Females could be confused with those of Wirada  , by body shape, with rounded abdomen, with dorsal black spots and ventral abdominal plates (See Lise et. al., 2009: Figs. 14, 16, 36–37), but differ by the presence of a large colulus replaced by three setae, whereas in Wirada  and the other Neotropical pholcommatines the colulus is represented only by two setae ( Fig. 7DView FIGURE 7; see Levi & Levi, 1962, fig. 2).