The Checklist of the Spiders of Iran (Arachnida: Araneae) --- Version 2018



 

Araneidae Clerck, 1757

1)   Aculepeira ceropegia (Walckenaer, 1802)

Records: Kerman.

Distribution: West Palaearctic.

References:

Araneus ceropegius: Roewer, 1955: 754 (distribution record).

Comment: This species is probably misidentified and may refer to A. armida (Audouin, 1826).

2)   Aculepeira talishia (Zawadsky, 1902)

Records: Kerman, Mazandaran, Tehran, West Azarbayjan, Zanjan.

Distribution: Turkey, Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Iran.

References:

A. t.: Zamani et al., 2015: 340 (distribution record).

A. t.: Zamani & Mozaffarian, 2017: 8 (distribution record).

A. t.: Zamani et al., 2017b: 59 (distribution record).

3)   Agalenatea redii (Scopoli, 1763)

Records: Golestan, Mazandaran.

Distribution: West Palaearctic.

References:

A. r.: Ghavami, 2006: 1839 (distribution record).

A. r.: Ghahari & Marusik, 2009: 1 (distribution record).

A. r.: Ghahari & Tabari, 2012: 138 (distribution record).

A. r.: Kashefi et al., 2013: 9 (distribution record).

A. r.: Zamani, 2015: 13 (distribution record).

4)   Araneus angulatus Clerck, 1757

Records: Gilan, Golestan, Isfahan, Mazandaran, Semnan, Tehran.

Distribution: West Palaearctic.

References:

A. a.: Mozaffarian, Tirgari & Bayat-Asadi, 2000: 65 (distribution record).

A. a.: Ghavami, 2006: 1839 (distribution record).

A. a.: Ghahari & Marusik, 2009: 2 (distribution record).

A. agulatus: Ghahari & Tabari, 2012: 138 (distribution record).

A. a.: Kashefi et al., 2013: 9 (distribution record).

A. a.: Zamani, 2015: 13 (distribution record).

A. a.: Zamani, 2016b: 132 (distribution record).

A. a.: Zamani et al., 2017b: 59 (distribution record).

5)   Araneus circe (Audouin, 1826)

Records: Tehran, Zanjan.

Distribution: West Palaearctic.

References:

A. c.: Zamani et al., 2015: 340 (distribution record).

A. c.: Zamani, 2016b: 133 (distribution record).

6)   Araneus diadematus Clerck, 1757

Records: Ardebil, East Azarbayjan, Gilan, Golestan, Mazandaran, Tehran.

Distribution: Holarctic.

References:

A. d.: Ghavami, 2006: 1840 (distribution record).

A. d.: Ghavami & Amooz, 2008: 74 (distribution record).

A. d.: Ghahari & Marusik, 2009: 2 (distribution record).

A. d.: Nikdel, 2015: 33 (distribution record)

A. d.: Zamani, 2016b: 134 (distribution record).

7)   Araneus grossus (C. L. Koch, 1844)

Records: Kurdistan.

Distribution: Europe to Central Asia.

References:

A. g.: Zamani & Andr�, 2017: 6 (distribution record).

8)   Araneus marmoreus Clerck, 1757

Records: Golestan, Kerman, Mazandaran, Razavi Khorasan, Tehran.

Distribution: Holarctic.

References:

A. m.: Kashefi et al., 2013: 9 (distribution record).

A. m.: Zamani, 2016b: 135 (distribution record).

A. m.: Zamani et al., 2017b: 59 (distribution record).

9)   Araniella alpica (C. L. Koch, 1869)

Records: Golestan.

Distribution: Europe to Azerbaijan, Iran (?).

References:

A. a.: Ghavami, 2006: 1839 (distribution record).

Comment: This species is probably misidentified.

10)                      Araniella cucurbitina (Clerck, 1757)

Records: Gilan, Golestan, Mazandaran, Tehran.

Distribution: West Palaearctic.

References:

Araneus cucurbitinus: Roewer, 1955: 754 (distribution record).

A. c.: Ghavami, 2006: 1839 (distribution record).

A. c.: Ghavami & Amooz, 2008: 74 (distribution record).

A. c.: Kashefi et al., 2013: 9 (distribution record).

A. c.: Zamani, 2016b: 136 (distribution record).

11)                      Araniella inconspicua (Simon, 1874)

Records: Golestan.

Distribution: West Palaearctic.

References:

A. i.: Ghavami, 2006: 1839 (distribution record).

Comment: This species is probably misidentified.

12)                      Araniella opisthographa (Kulczyński, 1905)

Records: Golestan.

Distribution: Europe to Central Asia.

References:

A. o.: Ghavami, 2006: 1839 (distribution record).

Comment: This species is probably misidentified.

13)                      Araniella proxima (Kulczyński, 1885)

Records: Isfahan.

Distribution: Holarctic.

References:

A. p.: Zamani et al., 2017b: 58 (distribution record).

14)                      Argiope anasuja Thorell, 1887

Records: Sistan and Baluchestan.

Distribution: Seychelles to India, Pakistan, Maldives, Iran.

References:

A. a.: Zamani et al., 2017b: 58 (distribution record).

15)                      Argiope bruennichi (Scopoli, 1772)

Records: Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiary, East or West Azarbayjan, Fars, Gilan, Golestan, Mazandaran, Qazvin, Razavi Khorasan, Zanjan.

Distribution: Palaearctic.

References:

A. b.: Pocock, 1899: 400 (distribution record).

Argyope br�nnichii: Roewer, 1955: 754 (distribution record).

A. b.: Mozaffarian & Tirgari, 2000: 104 (distribution record).

A. b.: Mozaffarian, Tirgari & Bayat-Asadi, 2000: 65 (distribution record).

A. b.: Mirshamsi, 2005b: 64 (distribution record).

A. b.: Mirshamsi & Darvish, 2005: 408, f. 6-9 (♂♀).

A. b.: Ghavami et al., 2007: 2564 (distribution record).

A. b.: Ghavami & Amooz, 2008: 74 (distribution record).

A. b.: Ghahari & Marusik, 2009: 2 (distribution record).

A. b.: Ghahari & Tabari, 2012: 138 (distribution record).

A. b.: Jäger, 2012: 286, f. 37-41 (♂♀).

A. b.: Kashefi et al., 2013: 9 (distribution record).

A. b.: Zamani, 2015: 13 (distribution record).

A. b.: Sadeghi et al., 2016: 5 (distribution record).

A. b.: Zamani & Mozaffarian, 2017: 8 (distribution record).

A. b.: Zamani et al., 2017b: 59 (distribution record).

16)                      Argiope lobata (Pallas, 1772)

Records: Ardebil, Fars, Kerman, Mazandaran, Razavi Khorasan, South Khorasan, Tehran, Yazd, Zanjan.

Distribution: Southern Europe to Central Asia and China, northern Africa, South Africa, Israel, India, from Myanmar to New Caledonia and northern Australia.

References:

A. l.: Pocock, 1889: 110 (distribution record).

Argyope l.: Roewer, 1955: 754 (distribution record).

A. l.: Mirshamsi, 2005b: 64 (distribution record).

A. l.: Mirshamsi & Darvish, 2005: 406, f. 1-5 (♂♀).

A. l.: Ghavami, 2006: 1840 (distribution record).

A. l.: Ghavami, 2008: 687 (distribution record).

A. l.: Ghahari & Tabari, 2012: 139 (distribution record).

A. l.: Jäger, 2012: 288, f. 44-48 (♂♀).

A. l.: Kashefi et al., 2013: 9 (distribution record).

A. l.: Namaghi, Kaykhosravi & Zamani, 2014: 106 (distribution record).

A. l.: Zamani, 2015: 13 (distribution record).

A. l.: Zamani & Mozaffarian, 2017: 9 (distribution record).

17)                      Argiope sector (Forsskål, 1776)

Records: Bushehr, Hormozgan.

Distribution: North Africa, Middle East, Cape Verde Is.

References:

A. clarki: Pocock, 1903: 188, pl. 14, f. 3 (♂♀).

A. s.: Zamani et al., 2017b: 59 (distribution record).

18)                      Argiope trifasciata (Forsskål, 1775)

Records: Hormozgan.

Distribution: North, Central and South America. Introduced to Africa, Portugal to Iran, China, Japan, Australia (Tasmania), Pacific Islands.

References:

A. t.: Zamani et al., 2014b: 30 (distribution record).

19)                      Cyclosa conica (Pallas, 1772)

Records: Golestan, Mazandaran, Qazvin, Zanjan.

Distribution: Holarctic.

References:

C. c.: Ghavami, 2006: 1840 (distribution record).

C. c.: Ghavami et al., 2007: 2564 (distribution record).

C. c.: Ghavami & Amooz, 2008: 74 (distribution record).

C. c.: Ghahari & Tabari, 2012: 139 (distribution record).

C. c.: Zamani, 2015: 13 (distribution record).

20)                      Cyclosa sierrae Simon, 1870

Records: Golestan.

Distribution: Europe to Iran.

References:

C. s.: Kashefi et al., 2013: 9 (distribution record).

21)                      Cyrtophora citricola  (Forsskål, 1775)

Records: Hormozgan.

Distribution: Southern Europe, Africa, Near East, Iran, Pakistan, India, China, Japan. Introduced to Dominican Rep., Costa Rica, Colombia.

References:

C. cf. c.: Zamani et al., 2017b: 58 (distribution record).

22)                      Hypsosinga albovittata (Westring, 1851)

Records: Tehran.

Distribution: Palaearctic.

References:

H. a.: Ghavami, 2006: 1840 (distribution record).

23)                      Hypsosinga heri (Hahn, 1831)

Records: Fars.

Distribution: West Palaearctic.

References:

H. h.: Zamani et al., 2015: 340 (distribution record).

24)                      Hypsosinga pygmaea (Sundevall, 1831)

Records: Gilan, Golestan, Isfahan, Mazandaran, North Khorasan (?), Razavi Khorasan (?), Zanjan.

Distribution: Holarctic.

References:

H. p.: Mozaffarian, Tirgari & Bayat-Asadi, 2000: 65 (distribution record).

H. p.: Ghavami, 2006: 1840 (distribution record).

H. p.: Ghavami et al., 2007: 2564 (distribution record).

H. p.: Khodashenas et al., 2012: 131 (distribution record).

H. p.: Zamani, 2015: 13 (distribution record).

H. p.: Zamani & Mozaffarian, 2017: 9 (distribution record).

H. p.: Zamani et al., 2017b: 57 (distribution record).

25)                      Hypsosinga sanguinea (C. L. Koch, 1844)

Records: Golestan, Mazandaran, North Khorasan (?), Razavi Khorasan (?).

Distribution: Palaearctic.

References:

H. s.: Ghavami, 2006: 1840 (distribution record).

H. s.: Ghavami & Amooz, 2008: 74 (distribution record).

H. sanguine: Khodashenas et al., 2012: 131 (distribution record).

26)                      Larinia chloris (Audouin, 1826)

Records: Lorestan.

Distribution: North and East Africa, to Israel, Turkey and India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh.

References:

L. c.: Mozaffarian, 2000: 108 (distribution record).

Comment: This species is probably misidentified.

27)                      Larinioides cornutus (Clerck, 1757)

Records: Golestan, Kerman, Zanjan.

Distribution: Holarctic.

References:

Araneus c.: Roewer, 1955: 754 (distribution record).

L. c.: Ghavami, 2006: 1840 (distribution record).

L. c.: Ghavami & Amooz, 2008: 74 (distribution record).

L. c.: Kashefi et al., 2013: 10 (distribution record).

L. c.: Zamani & Mozaffarian, 2017: 9 (distribution record).

28)                      Larinioides ixobolus (Thorell, 1873)

Records: Unknown province.

Distribution: Western Europe to Central Asia.

References:

L. i.: Roelofs-Ditters, 2001: 3, f. 1-2 (♀).

29)                      Larinioides suspicax (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1876)

Records: Alborz, Gilan, Golestan, Isfahan, Kerman, Mazandaran, Razavi Khorasan, Tehran.

Distribution: Europe, North Africa to Central Asia.

References:

L. folium: Mozaffarian & Tirgari, 2000: 104 (distribution record).

L. folium: Mozaffarian, Tirgari & Bayat-Asadi, 2000: 65 (distribution record).

L. folium: Ghavami, 2006: 1840 (distribution record).

L. folium: Ghahari & Marusik, 2009: 2 (distribution record).

L. folium: Ghahari & Tabari, 2012: 139 (distribution record).

L. folium: Šestáková, Marusik & Omelko, 2014: 78, f. 7A-D, 8G, 9G, 15A-D, 16A-D, 25B, 31C-D (♂♀).

30)                      Leviellus caspicus (Simon, 1889)

Records: Tehran, Yazd.

Distribution: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Iran.

References:

L. c.: Zamani et al., 2015: 340 (distribution record).

L. c.: Zamani & Mozaffarian, 2017: 9 (distribution record).

31)                      Mangora acalypha (Walckenaer, 1802)

Records: Alborz, Gilan, Golestan, Markazi, Mazandaran, North Khorasan (?), Qazvin, Razavi Khorasan (?), Semnan, Tehran.

Distribution: West Palaearctic.

References:

M. accalypha: Nazari, Mozaffarian & Marusik, 2002: 13 (distribution record).

M. a.: Ghavami, 2006: 1840 (distribution record).

M. a.: Ghavami et al., 2007: 2564 (distribution record).

M. a.: Ghavami, 2008: 687 (distribution record).

M. a.: Ghavami & Amooz, 2008: 74 (distribution record).

M. accalypha: Ghahari & Tabari, 2012: 139 (distribution record).

M. a.: Kashefi et al., 2013: 10 (distribution record).

M. a.: Zamani, 2016b: 144 (distribution record).

M. a.: Zamani & Mozaffarian, 2017: 9 (distribution record).

Mongora a.: Khodashenas et al., 2012: 131 (distribution record).

32)                      Neoscona adianta (Walckenaer, 1802)

Records: Alborz, Ardebil, Gilan, Golestan, Isfahan, Kordestan, Mazandaran, Qazvin, Tehran.

Distribution: Palaearctic.

References:

N. a.: Mozaffarian & Tirgari, 2000: 103 (distribution record).

N. a.: Komposch, 2002: 103 (distribution record).

N. a.: Ghavami et al., 2007: 2564 (distribution record).

N. a.: Ghavami & Amooz, 2008: 74 (distribution record).

N. a.: Ghavami et al., 2008: 182 (distribution record).

N. a.: Ghahari & Marusik, 2009: 2 (distribution record).

N. a.: Ghahari & Tabari, 2012: 139 (distribution record).

N. a.: Kashefi et al., 2013: 10 (distribution record).

N. a.: Zamani, 2015: 13 (distribution record).

N. a.: Zamani, 2016b: 112 (distribution record).

N. a.: Zamani & Mozaffarian, 2017: 9 (distribution record).

33)                      Neoscona subfusca (C. L. Koch, 1837)

Records: Golestan, Kerman, Markazi, Mazandaran, Yazd.

Distribution: Southern Europe, Africa, Near East.

References:

N. s.: Ghahari & Marusik, 2009: 2 (distribution record).

N. s.: Ghahari & Tabari, 2012: 139 (distribution record).

N. s.: Kashefi et al., 2013: 10 (distribution record).

N. s.: Zamani, 2015: 13 (distribution record).

N. s.: Zamani & Mozaffarian, 2017: 9 (distribution record).

34)                      Nuctenea silvicultrix (C. L. Koch, 1835)

Records: Gilan.

Distribution: Palaearctic.

References:

Araneus s.: Roewer, 1955: 754 (distribution record).

Comment: This species is probably misidentified.

35)                      Nuctenea umbratica (Clerck, 1757)

Records: Golestan, Mazandaran.

Distribution: Europe to Iran.

References:

N. u.: Komposch, 2002: 103 (distribution record).

N. u.: Zamani, 2015: 13 (distribution record).

N. u.: Zamani et al., 2017b: 59 (distribution record).

36)                      Singa hamata (Clerck, 1757)

Records: Gilan, Mazandaran.

Distribution: Palaearctic.

References:

S. h.: Ghavami & Amooz, 2008: 74 (distribution record).

S. h.: Zamani & Mozaffarian, 2017: 9 (distribution record).

37)                      Singa lucina (Audouin, 1826)

Records: Gilan, Golestan, Kerman, Mazandaran.

Distribution: Mediterranean to Central Asia.

References:

S. l.: Mozaffarian & Tirgari, 2000: 104 (distribution record).

S. l.: Mozaffarian, Tirgari & Bayat-Asadi, 2000: 65 (distribution record).

S. licina: Ghavami, 2006: 1840 (distribution record).

S. l.: Ghahari & Marusik, 2009: 2 (distribution record).

S. l.: Ghahari & Tabari, 2012: 139 (distribution record).

S. l.: Zamani, 2015: 13 (distribution record).

38)                      Singa semiatra C. L. Koch, 1867

Records: Golestan.

Distribution: Mediterranean to Iran.

References:

S. s.: Kashefi et al., 2013: 10 (distribution record).

39)                      Zygiella x-notata (Clerck, 1757)

Records: Golestan, North Khorasan (?), Razavi Khorasan (?).

Distribution: Europe, Turkey, Caucasus. Introduced to North America, Chile, Uruguay, Argentina, China, Japan, R�union.

References:

Z. x.: Ghavami, 2006: 1843 (distribution record).

Z. x.: Khodashenas et al., 2012: 131 (distribution record).

Comment: This species is probably misidentified.