ARACHNOLOGISCHE GESELLSCHAFT

Doi
10.30963/aramit6207
Autor

Hänggi A, Bobbitt I, Kranz-Baltensperger Y, Bolzern A & Gilgado JD

Jahr
2021
Titel

Spiders (Araneae) from Swiss hothouses, with records of four species new for Switzerland

Titel übersetzt

Spinnen (Araneae) aus beheizten Gewächshäusern der Schweiz, mit Erstnachweisen von vier Arten für die Schweiz

Ausgabe

Heft 62

Seiten
67-74
Abstract

Investigations of invertebrates in nine hothouses (tropical gardens) in Switzerland provided some spiders as by-catch. In total, we collected 136 spiders, of which 65 specimens represent 14 species from six families (the rest of the collection consisted of unidentifiable juveniles). Nine species are alien for Europe, one originates from the Mediterranean and four species are native to Central Europe. Four species represent first records for the Swiss fauna: Nesticidae: Nesticella mogera (Yaginuma, 1972), Oonopidae: Diblemma donisthorpei O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1909, Ischnothyreus peltifer (Simon, 1892) and Prida sechellensis (Benoit, 1979). These four species are discussed briefly and documented with photos.

Keywords

alien species, Nesticidae, Oonopidae, tropical greenhouses