Pholcus

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Pholcus
Pholcus.phalangioides.6905.jpg
P. phalangioides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Suborder: Araneomorphae
Family: Pholcidae
Genus: Pholcus
Walckenaer, 1805
Species

P. nagasakiensis
P. okinawaensis
P. phalangioides
P. opilionides
 many more

Diversity
c. 120 species

The spider genus Pholcus contains the cellar spider P. phalangioides, often called the "daddy longlegs".

Confusion often arises because the name "Daddy longlegs" is also applied to two other unrelated arthropods: the Harvestman and the Crane Fly.