Node 6g: NN (Pholcus and close relatives)

leptopholcusSimplified tarsus 4 comb hairs (single row of tines)
(Huber & Fleckenstein 2008)
Knob-like structure on epigynum (Huber 2011)
? Molecular data
(28S, total evidence:
Bruvo-Madaric et al. 2005; 16S+CO1, 28S: Astrin et al. 2007; Dimitrov et al. 2013)

Only Micropholcus and Pholcus have been sequenced, but the two are mostly grouped together with high support (though not for 12S).

The plesiomorphic comb hair is more complex (three rows of tines):