Pholcidae in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest - diagnostic photos
(c) B.A. Huber, May 2017
Current total: photos from 137 of 164 species

Carapoia (33 sp.)
Dark species


South (SC, PR, SP, RJ)
Carapoia voltavelha (photos: Volta Velha, SC, Br10-9)
    
[same species(?) form P.N. do Itajaí, SC, Br14-27]
Carapoia genitalis (photos: Paranapiacaba, SP, Br03-33)
Carapoia ubatuba (photos: Ubatuba, SP, types ZFMK)
Carapoia macacu (photos: Guapiaçú, RJ, Br09-5)
Carapoia divisa (photos:
Santa Maria Madalena, RJ, Br10-14)

Center (ES, BA)

Carapoia una (photos: Res. Biol do Una, BA, Br11-83)
Carapoia rheimsae (photos:
Res. Biol do Una, BA, Br11-93)
Carapoia brescoviti
(photos: Res. Biol do Una, BA, Br11-85)
Carapoia nairae (photos: Vargem Alta, ES, Br10-34)
Carapoia capixaba (photos: Sooretama, ES, Br11-14)
Carapoia gracilis (photos: Pau Brasil, BA, Br11-59)
Carapoia zumbii (photos: Serra Bonita, BA, Br11-65)
Carapoia dandarae (photos: Serra Bonita, BA, Br11-67)
Carapoia n.sp. Br11-73 (photos: Serra Bonita, BA, Br11-73)
Carapoia marceloi (photos: Reserva Michelin, BA, Br11-96)
Carapoia carybei (photos: São João, BA, Br11-116)
Carapoia jiboia (photos: Sta Terezinha, BA, Br15-3)
Carapoia carvalhoi (photos: Sta Terezinha, BA, Br15-7)
Carapoia n.sp. Br15-15 (photos: Morro de Pedra, BA, Br15-15/16)
Carapoia n.sp. Br15-18 (photos: Morro de Pedra, BA, Br15-18)


North (SE, AL, PE, PB, RN)
Carapoia crasto
(photos: Mata do Crasto, SE, Br15-19)
Carapoia alagoas (photos: Usina Serra Grande, AL, Br15-72/73)
Carapoia abdita (photos: nr. Bonito, PE, Br15-88)
Carapoia saltinho (photos: Saltinho, PE, Br15-92)
Carapoia septentrionalis (photos: Cafundó, PB, Br15-125)
Carapoia n.sp. Br15-48 (photos: Pedra Talhada, AL, Br15-60)
Carapoia n.sp. Br15-79 (photos: nr. Bonito, PE, Br15-79)
Carapoia n.sp. Br15-62 (photos: Pedra Talhada, AL, Br15-62/63)
Carapoia n.sp. Br15-117 (photos: Mata de Pipa, RN, Br15-145/146)

Light species

Carapoia mirim (photos: Sooretama, ES, Br11-13)
Carapoia patafina (photos: Corrego do Veado, ES, Br11-32)
Carapoia pau (photos: Pau Brasil, BA, Br11-56)
Carapoia viridis (photos: Reserva Michelin, BA, Br11-105)

Metagonia (26 sp.)
Bifid abdomen
Metagonia bifida(?) (photos: Penedo, RJ, Br07-3) (TL: RJ, "N Prov. Rio")
Metagonia n.sp. Br09-52 (near nadleri) (photos: Ubatuba, SP, Br03-1)
Metagonia n.sp. Br09-3 (near nadleri) (photos: Guapiaçú, RJ, Br09-3)
Metagonia bonaldoa (photos: Volta Velha, SC, Br10-8)
Metagonia n.sp. Br11-11 (photos: Sooretama, ES, Br11-11)
Metagonia argentinensis (photos: Foz do Iguaçu, PA, Br14-119)
Metagonia bicornis(?) (photos: Cantareira, SP, Br03-25) (TL: SP, Botucatu)
Metagonia heraldica (TL: RJ, Petropolis)
Metagonia quadrifasciata (TL: RJ, Petropolis)
Metagonia n.sp. Br11-35 (photos: Corrego do Veado, ES, Br11-35)
Metagonia nadleri (TL: ES: Santa Teresa)
Small leaf-dwellers

Metagonia n.sp. cf. beni (photos: Santa Maria Madalena, RJ, Br10-20)
Metagonia n.sp. Br11-107 (photos: Reserva Michelin, BA, Br11-107)
Metagonia n.sp. Br11-48 (photos: Pau Brasil, BA, Br11-48)
Metagonia furcata (photos: Corrego do Veado, ES, Br11-31)
Metagonia n.sp. Br09-55 (near furcata) (photos: Ubatuba, SP, Br03-4)
Metagonia unicolor (TL: RJ: Serra Vermelha)
Large leaf-dwellers with pointed abdomen


Metagonia taruma (photos: São João, BA, Br11-113)
Litter dwellers


Metagonia petropolis (photos: Petropolis, RJ, types ZFMK)
Metagonia n.sp. Br09-2 (photos: Guapiaçú, RJ, Br09-2)
Metagonia n.sp. Br07-1 (photos: Penedo, RJ, Br07-1)
Metagonia n.sp. Br03-14 (photos: Ubatuba, SP, Br03-14)
Metagonia paranapiacaba (photos: Paranapiacaba, SP, types ZFMK)
Metagonia n.sp. Br10-23 (photos: Santa Maria Madalena, RJ, Br10-23)
Metagonia n.sp. Br10-38 (photos: Vargem Alta, ES, Br10-38)
Metagonia n.sp. Br15-101 (photos: S
ão Vicente Ferrer, PE, Br15-101)

Mesabolivar (70 sp.)
Large dark species with median cheliceral apophyses and epigynal pocket


South (RS, SC, PR)
Mesabolivar
n.sp. Br14-99 (photos: Turvo, RS, Br14-106)

Mesabolivar n.sp. Br14-98 (photos: Chapecó, SC, Br14-98)

Mesabolivar charrua (photos: Serra Geral, SC, Br14-50)
Mesabolivar n.sp. Br14-39 (photos: P.N. do Itajaí, SC, Br14-39)
Mesabolivar n.sp. Br14-45 (photos: São Joaquim, SC, Br14-45)
Mesabolivar n.sp. Br14-4 (photos: Fazenda Niteroi, PR, Br14-4)
Mesabolivar n.sp. Br14-5
(photos: Fazenda Niteroi, PR, Br14-5)
Mesabolivar n.sp. Br10-6 (photos: Volta Velha, SC, Br10-6)
Mesabolivar iguazu (photos: Foz do Iguaçu, PR, Br14-127)

Center (SP, RJ, ES)
Mesabolivar tamoio
(photos: Ubatuba, SP, Br03-21)
Mesabolivar sai (photos: Rio das Pedras, RJ, Br09-45)
Mesabolivar cyaneomaculatus
(photos: Penedo, RJ, Br07-11)
Mesabolivar n.sp. Br09-8
(photos: Santa Maria Madalena, RJ, Br10-24)
Mesabolivar n.sp. Br10-28 [=Br10-46?]
(photos: Santa Maria Madalena, RJ, Br10-28)
Mesabolivar n.sp. Br07-43 [=Br10-46?] (photos: Paraty, RJ, Br07-43)
Mesabolivar n.sp. Br11-23 (photos: Corrego do Veado, ES, Br11-33)
Mesabolivar n.sp. Br10-46
(photos: Vargem Alta, ES, Br10-46)
Mesabolivar cyaneotaeniatus (photos: Corrego do Veado, ES, Br11-25)
Mesabolivar perezi (photos: Vargem Alta, ES, Br10-48)
Mesabolivar n.sp. Br11-10 (photos: Sooretama, ES, Br11-10)
     [same species from
Serra Bonita, BA, Br11-62]

North (MG, BA, AL, RN)
Mesabolivar maxacali (TL: MG, Mina Serinha, Diamantina)
Mesabolivar botocudo
(TL: MG, Mina Serinha, Diamantina)

Mesabolivar pau
(photos: Pau Brasil, BA, Br11-47)
Mesabolivar bonita (photos: Serra Bonita, BA, Br11-75)
Mesabolivar n.sp. Br15-46 (photos: Muricí, AL, Br15-46)
Mesabolivar spinulosus (photos: Maxaranguape, RN, Br15-149)
Large dark species without median cheliceral apophyses and epigynal pocket

Mesabolivar togatus (photos: Corrego do Veado, ES, Br11-24)
     [Mesabolivar fluminensis (=M. togatus?!) TL: RJ, Pinheiro]
     [Mesaboliar aurantius (=M. togatus?! - but: "epígino muito alto, bicorne", TL: RJ, Goitacazes]

Mesabolivar n.sp. Br11-74 (photos: Serra Bonita, BA, Br11-74)
Mesabolivar n.sp. Br11-102 (photos: Reserva Michelin, BA, Br11-102)
Mesabolivar n.sp. Br11-77 (photos: Serra Bonita, BA, Br11-77)
Mesabolivar n.sp. Br15-14 (photos: Morro de Pedra, BA, Br15-14/182)

Mesabolivar caipora (photos: São João, BA, Br11-114)
Small litter species

South (RS, SC, PR)
Mesabolivar n.sp. Br14-25 (photos:
Turvo, RS, Br14-110)
Mesabolivar ("Teuia") beckeri
(TL: RS, S
ão Leopoldo)
Mesabolivar n.sp. Br10-11 (photos: Volta Velha, SC, Br10-11)
Mesabolivar itapoa (photos: Volta Velha, SC, Br10-12)
Mesabolivar n.sp. Br14-26 (photos: Tres Barras, SC, Br14-26)
Mesabolivar n.sp. Br14-30 (photos: P.N. do Itajaí, SC, Br14-30)
Mesabolivar n.sp. Br14-44 (photos: São Joaquim, SC, Br14-44)
Mesabolivar
n.sp. Br14-55 (photos: Serra Geral, SC, Br14-55)

Mesabolivar n.sp. Br14-59 (photos: Serra Geral, SC, Br14-59)
Mesabolivar n.sp. Br14-67 (photos: Aparados da Serra, SC, Br14-67)
Mesabolivar embapua (TL: SC, Blumenau, Parque Natural Municipal Nascentes do Ribeirão Garcia)
Mesabolivar huberi (photos: P.N. do Itajaí, SC, Br14-32)
Mesabolivar rudilapsi
(photos: Fazenda Niteroi, PR, Br14-03)

      [Mesabolivar cavicelatus (see below) from Fazenda Niteroi, PR, Br14-9]

Mesabolivar n.sp. Br14-2 (photos:
Fazenda Niteroi, PR, Br14-2)

Center (SP, RJ, ES)
Mesabolivar gabettae (photos: Paranapiacaba, SP, BR03-38)
Mesabolivar cavicelatus (photos:
Ubatuba, SP, Br03-7)
Mesabolivar inornatus (photos: Paranapiacaba, SP, BR03-41)
Mesabolivar unicornis (photos: Paranapiacaba, SP, BR03-37)
Mesabolivar banksi
(TL: SP, Poço Grande)
Mesabolivar simoni (TL: SP, Poço Grande)
Mesabolivar forceps (TL: SP, São Paulo)
Mesabolivar mairyara (photos: São Paulo, SP, Br03-100-36)
Mesabolivar camussi (photos: Parque Est. da Cantareira, SP, Br03-100-15)
Mesabolivar cantharus (TL: SP, Parque Est. da Cantareira)
Mesabolivar cuarassu (TL: SP, Ilha da Queimada Grande)
Mesabolivar samatiaguassu (TL: SP, Est. Ecol. Juréia Itatins)

Mesabolivar giupponii (photos: Guapiaçú, RJ, Br09-19)
Mesabolivar goitaca (photos: Penedo, RJ, Br07-19)
Mesabolivar difficilis (photos:
Rio das Pedras, RJ, Br09-70)
Mesabolivar monteverde (photos: Vargem Alta, ES, Br10-43)
Mesabolivar ceruleiventris
(
only female, "epígino ... muito alto, bicorne", TL: ES: Santa Teresa)

North (BA, AL, PE)
Mesabolivar n.sp. Br15-78 (photos: nr. Bonito, PE, Br15-78)
Light leaf-dwelling species


Mesabolivar guapiara (TL: SP, Fazenda Intervales, 15 km E Guapiara)
Mesabolivar levii (TL: SP: Serra dos Org
ãos)
Mesabolivar brasiliensis(?) (photos: Rio das Pedras, RJ, Br09-79)
Mesabolivar azureus (photos: Guapiaçú, RJ, Br09-17)
Mesabolivar luteus (photos: Rio das Pedras, RJ, Br09-48)
Mesabolivar kathrinae (photos: Res. Biol do Una, BA, Br11-92)

New Genus (1 sp.)


Gen.n., sp.n. Br15-45 (photos: Muricí, AL, Br15-45)

Psilochorus (6 sp.)

Psilochorus? n.sp. Br11-40 (photos: Serra Bonita, BA, Br11-64)
Psilochorus? n.sp. Br15-173 (photos: Santa Terezinha, BA, Br15-173)
Psilochorus? n.sp. Br10-36 (photos: Vargem Alta, ES, Br10-36)
Psilochorus? n.sp. Br03-17 (photos: Ubatuba, SP, Br03-17)
Psilochorus itaguyrussu (TL: SP, Campos do Jordao, Gruta dos Crioulos)
Psilochorus ybytyriguara (TL: Paranapiacaba, Est. Biol. Alto da Serra)

Tupigea (21 sp.)
Dark litter species

South (RS, SC, PR)
Tupigea paula (photos: São Francisco de Paula, Br14-81)
Tupigea n.sp. Br14-80 (photos: São Francisco de Paula, RS, Br14-80)
Tupigea n.sp. Br14-47 (photos: Serra Geral, SC, Br14-47)
Tupigea
n.sp. Br14-58 from Serra Geral N.P., SC (Br14-58)

Tupigea
n.sp. Br14-64 from Serra Geral N.P., SC (Br14-64)

Tupigea lisei
(TL: SC, Ilha do Avoredo, Res. Biol. Arvoredo)
Tupigea n.sp. Br14-17 (photos: St. Hilaire/Lange, PR, Br14-17/18)
Tupigea
n.sp. Br14-19 (photos: St. Hilaire/Lange, PR, Br14-19)

North (SP, RJ, ES)
Tupigea cantareira (photos:
Cantareira, SP, Br03-26)
Tupigea penedo (photos: Penedo, RJ, Br07-21)

Tupigea maza (photos: Guapiaçú, RJ, Br09-23)
Tupigea nadleri (photos: Santa Maria Madalena, RJ, Br10-16)
Tupigea? altiventer (TL: RJ: Serra Vermelha)
Tupigea sicki (TL: RJ: Teresópolis)
Tupigea angelim (photos:
Rio das Pedras, RJ, Br09-50)
Tupigea n.sp. Br10-32 (photos: Vargem Alta, ES, Br10-32)
Light leaf-dwelling species

Tupigea teresopolis (photos: Penedo, RJ, Br07-21) (TL: RJ: Teresópolis)
Tupigea ale (photos: Ubatuba, SP, Br03-15)
Tupigea guapia (photos: Guapiaçú, RJ, Br09-42)
Tupigea n.sp. Br10-40 (photos: Vargem Alta, ES, Br10-40)
Tupigea n.sp. Br14-83 (photos: São Francisco de Paula, RS, Br14-83)

Litoporus (2 sp.)

Litoporus iguassuensis (photos: Santa Maria Madalena, RJ, Br10-19) (TL: RJ, Nova Iguassú)
     [same species
from Vargem Alta, ES, Br10-37]
Litoporus n.sp. Br15-107 (photos: Queimadas, PB, Br15-110)

Incertae sedis (5 sp.)

Psilochorus bruneocyaneus (TL: RS?: "Rio Uruguai: Ilha Volantim")
Spermophora maculata (TL: SC, Blumenau)

Coryssocnemis discolor (TL: RJ, Nova Iguassú)
Coryssocnemis lepidoptera (TL: RJ, Nova Iguassú)
Coryssocnemis occulta (TL: RJ, Pinheiro)