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



 

Dictynidae O. P.-Cambridge, 1871

1)   Ajmonia rajaeii Zamani & Marusik, 2017*

Records: Tehran.

Distribution: Iran.

References:

A. r. Zamani & Marusik, 2017: 321, f. 2-3 (♂♀).

2)   Argenna patula (Simon, 1874)

Records: Tehran.

Distribution: Palaearctic.

References:

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

A. p.: Ghavami et al., 2008: 183 (distribution record).

Comment: This species is probably misidentified.

3)   Argyroneta aquatica (Clerck, 1757)

Records: Fars, Golestan.

Distribution: Palaearctic.

References:

A. a.: Soufi et al., 2013: 186 (distribution record).

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

4)   Brigittea civica (Lucas, 1850)

Records: Fars.

Distribution: Europe, North Africa, Turkey, Iran. Introduced to North America.

References:

B. c.: Zamani & Mozaffarian, 2017: 10, f. 2 (♀).

5)   Brigittea latens (Fabricius, 1775)

Records: Gilan, Golestan, Mazandaran, Razavi Khorasan.

Distribution: Europe to Central Asia.

References:

Dictyna l.: Ghavami, 2007: 686 (distribution record).

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

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

6)   Devade naderii Zamani & Marusik, 2017*

Records: Bushehr.

Distribution: Iran.

References:

D. n. Zamani & Marusik, 2017: 323, f. 4A-F (♂).

7)   Dictyna arundinacea (Linnaeus, 1758)

Records: Markazi.

Distribution: Holarctic.

References:

D. a.: Zamani et al., 2016: 106 (distribution record).

8)   Dictyna ottoi Marusik & Koponen, 2017

Records: Ardabil (?).

Distribution: Azerbaijan, Georgia (?), Iran (?).

References:

D. o. Marusik & Koponen, 2017: 42, f. 1a-d, 2a-g (♂♀).

Comment: Although no Iranian material of this species have been collected yet, one of the type localities of it is the borderline of Iran and Azerbaijan, therefore we have decided to include it in the checklist as it is definitely present in northwestern Iran.

9)   Kharitonovia uzbekistanica (Charitonov,  1946)

Records: Razavi Khorasan.

Distribution: Uzbekistan, Iran.

References:

K. u.: Esyunin, Zamani & Tuneva, 2017: 50, f. 1-17 (♂♀).

10)                      Lathys humilis (Blackwall, 1855)

Records: Mazandaran.

Distribution: Europe to Caucasus, Iran.

References:

L. h.: Marusik, Koponen & Fritz�n, 2009: 184, f. 1-3, 7-9, 13-16, 20-22, 26-27 (♂♀).

L. h.: Marusik, Kovblyuk & Nadolny, 2009: 22, f. 5-6, 11-17, 21-24, 38, 43, 45-47, 54-57, 65 (♂♀).

11)                      Nigma flavescens (Walckenaer, 1830)

Records: Isfahan, Mazandaran.

Distribution: West and Central Palaearctic.

References:

N. f.: Ghavami, 2006: 1840 (distribution record).

N. f.: Zamani, 2016b: 196 (distribution record).

12)                      Nigma laeta (Spassky, 1952)

Records: Kurdistan, Tehran.

Distribution: Azerbaijan, Iran, Tajikistan.

References:

N. l.: Esyunin, Zamani & Tuneva, 2017: 55, f. 18-26, 29 (♂♀).

13)                      Paratheuma enigmatica Zamani, Marusik & Berry, 2016*

Records: Hormozgan, Sistan & Baluchestan.

Distribution: Iran.

References:

P. e. Zamani, Marusik & Berry, 2016: 179, f. 1-3 (♂♀).