Countries of Occurrence:
Portugal - Madeira
Henriques, S. & Russell, N.
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Pholcus magnus is only known from Portela, on eastern Madeira Island (Portugal). This species is assessed as Data Deficient (DD) due to the lack of knowledge on its distribution, ecology and possible threats. More research is needed in order to assess its extinction risk.
Pholcus magnus is only known from Portela, on eastern Madeira Island (Portugal) (Wunderlich 1987), captured under a bridge before 1987. The EOO and AOO of this species are unknown.
There is no information available about population size or trends for the species.
Pholcus magnus is only known from under a bridge surrounded by undescribed habitat (Wunderlich 1987). The ecology of the species is unknown but it is almost certainly a tangle-web builder feeding on small arthropods.
The threats to this species are unknown.
No specific conservation measures are in place for the species and it is not known to occur within any protected area. Basic information is needed on its distribution, ecology and possible threats.