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



 

Linyphiidae Blackwall, 1859

1)   Agyneta fuscipalpa (C. L. Koch, 1836)

Records: Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari, East Azarbayjan, Fars, Gilan, Hamedan, Ilam, Isfahan, Kermanshah, Khuzestan, Kohgiluyeh & Boyer-Ahmad, Kordestan, Lorestan, Mazandaran, Razavi Khorasan, Tehran, West Azarbayjan.

Distribution: West Palaearctic.

References:

A. f.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 472 (distribution record).

A. f.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 380 (distribution record).

2)   Agyneta iranica Tanasevitch, 2011*

Records: Golestan.

Distribution: Iran.

References:

A. i. Tanasevitch, 2011: 45, f. 1-7 (♂♀).

3)   Agyneta kopetdaghensis Tanasevitch, 1989

Records: Mazandaran, Tehran.

Distribution: Iran, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan.

References:

A. k.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 472 (distribution record).

A. k.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 381 (distribution record).

4)   Agyneta mesasiatica Tanasevitch, 2000

Records: East Azarbayjan, Golestan, Mazandaran, North Khorasan, Tehran, West Azarbayjan.

Distribution: Russia, Iran, Central Asia.

References:

A. m.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 473 (distribution record).

A. m.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 381 (distribution record).

5)   Agyneta mollis (O.P.-Cambridge, 1871)

Records: East Azarbayjan.

Distribution: USA (Alaska), Canada, Europe, Morocco, Caucasus, Iran, Russia (Siberia), China, Japan.

References:

A. m.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 383 (distribution record).

6)   Agyneta rurestris (C. L. Koch, 1836)

Records: Tehran.

Distribution: West Palaearctic.

References:

A. r.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 383 (distribution record).

7)   Araeoncus caucasicus Tanasevitch, 1987

Records: Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari, East Azarbayjan, Fars, Hamedan, Ilam, Isfahan, Kermanshah, Khuzestan, Kordestan, Lorestan, Mazandaran, Tehran, West Azarbayjan.

Distribution: Caucasus, Iran, Kazakhstan.

References:

A. c.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 473 (distribution record).

8)   Araeoncus humilis (Blackwall, 1841)

Records: Kermanshah, Kordestan, West Azarbayjan.

Distribution: Europe, North Africa, Russia (European part), Iran, Japan. Introduced to New Zealand.

References:

A. h.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 473, f. 1-4 (♂).

9)   Araeoncus mitriformis Tanasevitch, 2008^

Records: Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari, Hamedan.

Distribution: Turkey, Iran.

References:

A. m. Tanasevitch, 2008: 473, f. 1-4 (♂).

A. m.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 384, f. 7-11 (♀).

10)                      Archaraeoncus alticola Tanasevitch, 2008*

Records: Tehran.

Distribution: Iran.

References:

A. a. Tanasevitch, 2008: 474, f. 5-12 (♂).

A. a.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 384, f. 15-16 (♀).

11)                      Archaraeoncus prospiciens (Thorell, 1875)

Records: Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari, East Azarbayjan, Fars, Gilan, Ilam, Isfahan, Kermanshah, Khuzestan, Kohgiluyeh & Boyer-Ahmad, Kordestan, Lorestan, Mazandaran, North Khorasan, Razavi Khorasan, Tehran, West Azarbayjan.

Distribution: Bulgaria to northwest China.

References:

A. p.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 476, f. 13-18 (♂♀).

A. p.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 385, f. 12-14 (♀).

12)                      Bathyphantes gracilis (Blackwall, 1841)

Records: Gilan.

Distribution: Holarctic.

References:

B. g.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 387 (distribution record).

13)                      Bolyphantes elburzensis Tanasevitch, 2009*

Records: East Azarbayjan, Mazandaran, Tehran.

Distribution: Iran.

References:

B. e. Tanasevitch, 2009: 387, f. 17-26 (♂♀).

14)                      Caviphantes dobrogicus (Dumitrescu & Miller, 1962)

Records: Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari, Mazandaran, Tehran, West Azarbayjan.

Distribution: Romania to Central Asia.

References:

C. d.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 389 (distribution record).

15)                      Centromerus sylvaticus (Blackwall, 1841)

Records: Gilan.

Distribution: Holarctic.

References:

C. s.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 390 (distribution record).

16)                      Ceratinella brevis (Wider, 1834)

Records: Gilan.

Distribution: Palaearctic.

References:

C. b.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 390 (distribution record).

17)                      Collinsia inerrans (O. P.-Cambridge, 1885)

Records: Mazandaran, Tehran.

Distribution: Palaearctic.

References:

Halorates i.:  Tanasevitch, 2008:  480 (distribution record).

Halorates i.:  Tanasevitch, 2009:  397 (distribution record).

18)                      Dactylopisthes digiticeps (Simon, 1881)

Records: East Azarbayjan, Fars, Gilan, Isfahan, Khuzestan, Kohgiluyeh & Boyer-Ahmad, Lorestan, Mazandaran, Tehran.

Distribution: Europe to Afghanistan.

References:

D. d.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 476 (distribution record).

D. d.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 390 (distribution record).

19)                      Dicymbium nigrum (Blackwall, 1834)

Records: Gilan, Tehran.

Distribution: West Palaearctic.

References:

D. n.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 390 (distribution record).

20)                      Diplocephalus transcaucasicus Tanasevitch, 1990^

Records: Mazandaran.

Distribution: Azerbaijan, Iran.

References:

D. t.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 390 (distribution record).

21)                      Diplostyla concolor (Wider, 1834)

Records: Gilan, West Azarbayjan.

Distribution: Holarctic.

References:

D. c.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 390 (distribution record).

22)                      Entelecara erythropus (Westring, 1851)

Records: Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari, Fars.

Distribution: Palaearctic.

References:

E. sp.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 477 (distribution record, per Tanasevitch, 2009: 391).

E. e.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 391 (distribution record).

23)                      Erigone atra Blackwall, 1833

Records: East Azarbayjan, Mazandaran.

Distribution: Holarctic.

References:

E. a.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 478 (distribution record).

E. a.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 391 (distribution record).

24)                      Erigone dentipalpis (Wider, 1834)

Records: Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari, Fars, Gilan, Golestan, Hamedan, Ilam, Isfahan, Kerman, Kermanshah, Kordestan, Lorestan, Mazandaran, North Khorasan, Razavi Khorasan, Semnan, Tehran, West Azarbayjan.

Distribution: Holarctic.

References:

E. d.: Roewer, 1955: 753 (distribution record).

Erigon d.: Ghavami, 2008: 687 (distribution record).

E. d.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 478 (distribution record).

E. d.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 391 (distribution record).

25)                      Erigonoplus nigrocaeruleus (Simon, 1881)

Records: Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari.

Distribution: France (Corsica), Italy (Sardinia, mainland), Iran.

References:

E. n.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 478 (distribution record).

26)                      Erigonoplus ninae Tanasevitch & Fet, 1986^

Records: Mazandaran.

Distribution: Turkmenistan, Iran.

References:

E. n.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 392 (distribution record).

27)                      Erigonoplus sengleti Tanasevitch, 2008*

Records: Kohgiluyeh & Boyer-Ahmad.

Distribution: Iran.

References:

E. s. Tanasevitch, 2008: 478, f. 19-28 (♂).

28)                      Erigonoplus zagros Tanasevitch, 2009*

Records: Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari, Ilam, Kermanshah.

Distribution: Iran.

References:

E. z. Tanasevitch, 2009: 393, f. 28-37 (♂♀).

29)                      Frontinellina frutetorum (C. L. Koch, 1834)

Records: Alborz, Gilan, Golestan, Ilam, Mazandaran, North Khorasan, Qazvin, Tehran, Zanjan.

Distribution: Palaearctic.

References:

F. f.: Ghavami, 2006: 1841 (distribution record).

F. f.: Ghavami et al., 2007: 2565 (distribution record).

F. f.: Ghavami & Amooz, 2008: 74 (distribution record).

F. f.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 480 (distribution record).

F. f.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 395 (distribution record).

F. f.: Kashefi et al., 2013: 11 (distribution record).

F. f.: Zamani, 2016b: 121 (distribution record).

F. f.: Zamani & Mozaffarian, 2017: 11 (distribution record).

30)                      Gnathonarium dentatum (Wider, 1834)

Records: Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari, East Azarbayjan, Fars, Gilan, Hamedan, Isfahan, Kerman, Khuzestan, Kohgiluyeh & Boyer-Ahmad, Kordestan, Lorestan, Mazandaran, North Khorasan, Razavi Khorasan, Tehran.

Distribution: Palaearctic.

References:

G. d.: Roewer, 1955: 754 (distribution record).

G. d.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 480 (distribution record).

G. d.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 392 (distribution record).

31)                      Gongylidiellum murcidum Simon, 1884

Records: East Azarbayjan, Gilan, Mazandaran.

Distribution: West Palaearctic, Japan.

References:

G. m.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 397 (distribution record).

32)                      Lepthyphantes iranicus Saaristo & Tanasevitch, 1996*

Records: Golestan, Mazandaran.

Distribution: Iran.

References:

L. i. Saaristo & Tanasevitch, 1996a: 61, f. 1A-C (♂♀).

L. i.: Saaristo & Tanasevitch, 1996b: 177, f. 10D (♂).

L. i.: Marusik et al., 2014: 259, f. 4a-i, 5a-d (♂♀).

33)                      Leptorhoptrum robustum (Westring, 1851)

Records: Gilan, Mazandaran, Zanjan.

Distribution: Holarctic.

References:

L. r.: Ghavami, 2006: 1841 (distribution record).

Comment: This species is probably misidentified.

34)                      Linyphia hortensis Sundevall, 1830

Records: Gilan.

Distribution: Palaearctic.

References:

L. h.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 397 (distribution record).

35)                      Linyphia triangularis (Clerck, 1757)

Records: Gilan or Kerman, Tehran.

Distribution: Europe, Caucasus to Iran, Russia to China. Introduced to USA.

References:

L. t.: Roewer, 1955: 753 (distribution record).

L. t.: Tabrizi, Rad & Hedayati, 2014: 38, f. 4R-T (♂).

36)                      Maso sundevalli (Westring, 1851)

Records: Gilan, Tehran.

Distribution: Holarctic.

References:

M. s.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 480 (distribution record).

M. s.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 398 (distribution record).

37)                      Megalepthyphantes camelus (Tanasevitch, 1990)^

Records: Alborz, Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari, East Azarbayjan, Fars, Hamedan, Ilam, Kermanshah, Kohgiluyeh & Boyer-Ahmad, Kordestan, Khuzestan, Lorestan, Mazandaran, Tehran.

Distribution: Iran, Azerbaijan.

References:

M. c.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 481, f. 29-31 (♀).

M. c.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 398, f. 38-42 (♂♀).

M. c.: Malek-Hosseini & Zamani, 2017: 23 (distribution record).

38)                      Megalepthyphantes kronebergi (Tanasevitch, 1989)

Records: Razavi Khorasan.

Distribution: Iran, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and northwest China.

References:

M. k.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 481 (distribution record).

M. k.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 400 (distribution record).

39)                      Megalepthyphantes nebulosoides (Wunderlich, 1977)

Records: Fars, Mazandaran, North Khorasan, Razavi Khorasan.

Distribution: Iran, Central Asia (except Kazakhstan).

References:

M. n.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 481 (distribution record).

M. n.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 400 (distribution record).

40)                      Megalepthyphantes nebulosus (Sundevall, 1830)

Records: East Azarbayjan, Kerman.

Distribution: Holarctic.

References:

Lepthyphantes n.: Roewer, 1955: 753 (distribution record).

M. n.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 401 (distribution record).

41)                      Megalepthyphantes pseudocollinus Saaristo, 1997

Records: East Azarbayjan, Lorestan, Mazandaran.

Distribution: Europe to Iran.

References:

M. p.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 401, f. 53-56 (♂).

42)                      Mesasigone mira Tanasevitch, 1989

Records: East Azarbayjan, Hamedan, Isfahan, Lorestan, North Khorasan, Razavi Khorasan, Tehran, West Azarbayjan.

Distribution: Northern Caucasus, Iran, Central Asia to western China.

References:

M. m.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 482 (distribution record).

M. m.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 401 (distribution record).

43)                      Microlinyphia pusilla (Sundevall, 1830)

Records: East Azarbayjan, Fars, Isfahan, Kordestan, Lorestan, Mazandaran, North Khorasan, Razavi Khorasan, Tehran, West Azarbayjan.

Distribution: Holarctic.

References:

M. p.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 482 (distribution record).

M. p.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 403 (distribution record).

44)                      Neriene clathrata (Sundevall, 1830)

Records: Gilan, Mazandaran, North Khorasan.

Distribution: Holarctic.

References:

N. c.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 482 (distribution record).

N. c.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 403 (distribution record).

45)                      Neriene emphana (Walckenaer, 1841)

Records: Gilan, Mazandaran.

Distribution: Palaearctic.

References:

N. e.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 403 (distribution record).

46)                      Neriene radiata (Walckenaer, 1842)

Records: Gilan, Mazandaran.

Distribution: Holarctic.

References:

N. r.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 403 (distribution record).

47)                      Oedothorax apicatus (Blackwall, 1850)

Records: East Azarbayjan, Hamedan, Ilam, Isfahan, Kermanshah, Kordestan, Lorestan, Mazandaran, North Khorasan, Razavi Khorasan, Tehran, West Azarbayjan.

Distribution: West Palaearctic.

References:

O. a.: Ghavami, 2006: 1842 (distribution record).

O. a.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 483 (distribution record).

O. a.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 403 (distribution record).

48)                      Oedothorax meridionalis Tanasevitch, 1987

Records: Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari, Fars, Isfahan, Tehran.

Distribution: Caucasus, Iran, Kyrgyzstan.

References:

O. m.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 483 (distribution record).

O. m.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 404 (distribution record).

49)                      Palliduphantes elburz Tanasevitch, 2017*

Records: Tehran.

Distribution: Iran.

References:

P. e. Tanasevitch, 2017: 73, f. 1a-j (♂♀).

50)                      Palliduphantes sbordonii (Brignoli, 1970)*

Records: Mazandaran.

Distribution: Iran.

References:

Lepthyphantes s. Brignoli, 1970: 56, f. 1-3 (♀).

Lepthyphantes s.: Thaler, 1986: 320, f. 24-30, 36-38 (♂♀).

51)                      Pelecopsis laptevi Tanasevitch & Fet, 1986

Records: Razavi Khorasan.

Distribution: Crimea, southern Russia, Iran, western Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan.

References:

P. l.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 483 (distribution record).

P. l.: Tanasevitch, 2013: 181 (distribution record).

52)                      Piniphantes pinicola (Simon, 1884)

Records: Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiary, East Azarbayjan, Kermanshah, Mazandaran, Tehran.

Distribution: West Palaearctic.

References:

P. p.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 405 (distribution record).

53)                      Pocadicnemis pumila (Blackwall, 1841)

Records: Hamedan, Tehran.

Distribution: Holarctic.

References:

P. p.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 405 (distribution record).

54)                      Poeciloneta variegata (Blackwall, 1841)

Records: Hamedan.

Distribution: Holarctic.

References:

P. v.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 406 (distribution record).

55)                      Porrhomma microphthalmum (O. P.-Cambridge, 1871)

Records: Hamedan, Kermanshah.

Distribution: West Palaearctic.

References:

P. m.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 406 (distribution record).

56)                      Porrhomma pallidum Jackson, 1913

Records: Kordestan.

Distribution: Palaearctic.

References:

P. p.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 406 (distribution record).

57)                      Prinerigone vagans (Audouin, 1826)

Records: Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari, East Azarbayjan, Fars, Gilan, Golestan, Ilam, Isfahan, Kerman, Kermanshah, Khuzestan, Kohgiluyeh & Boyer-Ahmad, Kordestan, Lorestan, Mazandaran, Razavi Khorasan, Tehran, West Azarbayjan.

Distribution: Europe, North Africa, Near East to Iran, Central Asia and China. Introduced to Marion Is.

References:

Erigone v.: Mozaffarian, Tirgari & Bayat-Asadi, 2000: 63 (distribution record).

P. v.: Ghavami, 2006: 1842 (distribution record).

Erigon v.: Ghavami, 2008: 687 (distribution record).

P. v.: Ghahari & Marusik, 2009: 3 (distribution record).

P. v.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 483 (distribution record).

P. v.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 406, f. 57-70 (♂).

P. v.: Zamani, 2015: 14 (distribution record).

P. v.: Zamani & Mozaffarian, 2017: 11 (distribution record).

58)                      Scutpelecopsis procer Wunderlich, 2011*

Records: Mazandaran.

Distribution: Iran.

References:

S. p. Wunderlich, 2011: 341, f. 9-11 (♂).

59)                      Sengletus extricatus (O. P.-Cambridge, 1876)

Records: Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari, Hamedan, Ilam, Kermanshah, Kordestan, Lorestan.

Distribution: Egypt, Israel, Iran.

References:

S. longiscapus Tanasevitch, 2008: 484, f. 33-45 (♂♀).

S. longiscapus: Tanasevitch, 2009: 410 (distribution record).

60)                      Sengletus latus Tanasevitch, 2009*

Records: Fars, Kohgiluyeh & Boyer-Ahmad, West Azarbayjan.

Distribution: Iran.

References:

S. l. Tanasevitch, 2009: 409, f. 71-75 (♀).

S. l.: Malek Hosseini, Zamani & Sadeghi, 2015: 92 (distribution record).

61)                      Silometopus reussi (Thorell, 1871)

Records: Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari, East Azarbayjan, Hamedan, Ilam, Isfahan, Kermanshah, Kordestan, Mazandaran, North Khorasan, Tehran, West Azarbayjan.

Distribution: Palaearctic.

References:

S. r.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 485, f. 46-49 (♂).

S. r.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 410 (distribution record).

62)                      Styloctetor romanus (O. P.-Cambridge, 1872)

Records: Khuzestan.

Distribution: Palaearctic.

References:

S. r.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 485 (distribution record).

63)                      Tenuiphantes perseus (van Helsdingen, 1977)

Records: East Azarbayjan, Gilan, Mazandaran, Tehran.

Distribution: Russia, Central Asia, Iran.

References:

Lepthyphantes p. van Helsdingen, in van Helsdingen, Thaler & Deltshev, 1977: 11, f. 6-8, 69 (♂).

T. mengei: Tanasevitch, 2008: 485 (distribution record, misidentified per Tanasevitch, 2009: 411).

T. p.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 411, f. 76-79, 83-85, 90-94 (♂♀).

64)                      Tenuiphantes tenuis (Blackwall, 1852)

Records: Alborz, East Azarbayjan, Fars, Gilan, Hamedan, Ilam, Kermanshah, Kohgiluyeh & Boyer-Ahmad, Kordestan, Lorestan, Markazi, Mazandaran, North Khorasan, Razavi Khorasan, Tehran.

Distribution: Europe, Macaronesia, northern Africa, Turkey, Caucasus, Iran, Central Asia. Introduced to USA, Chile, Argentina, New Zealand.

References:

T. t.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 488 (distribution record).

T. t.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 416 (distribution record).

T. t.: Zamani, 2015: 14 (distribution record).

65)                      Tenuiphantes zimmermanni (Bertkau, 1890)

Records: Tehran.

Distribution: Europe, Russia, Iran (?).

References:

Lepthyphantes z.: Ghavami, 2006: 1841 (distribution record).

Comment: This species is misidentified and the single record from Iran most likely refer to T. perseus. Tenuiphantes zimmermanni is unknown in adjacent countries.

66)                      Trematocephalus cristatus (Wider, 1834)

Records: Mazandaran.

Distribution: Palaearctic.

References:

T. c.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 417 (distribution record).

67)                      Trichoncoides piscator (Simon, 1884)

Records: Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari, East Azarbayjan, Kermanshah, Kordestan, Lorestan, Mazandaran, North Khorasan, Tehran, West Azarbayjan.

Distribution: West Palaearctic.

References:

T. p.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 488 (distribution record).

T. p.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 417 (distribution record).

T. p.: Tanasevitch & Piterkina, 2012: 193, f. 21-39, 43-45, 47-48 (♂♀).

68)                      Troglohyphantes paulusi Thaler, 2002*

Records: Gilan.

Distribution: Iran.

References:

T. p. Thaler, 2002: 51, f. 1-8 (♂).

69)                      Walckenaeria acuminata Blackwall, 1833

Records: Gilan.

Distribution: Europe to Caucasus, Iran.

References:

W. a.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 418 (distribution record).

70)                      Walckenaeria alticeps (Denis, 1952)

Records: Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari, East Azarbayjan, Fars, Isfahan, Kermanshah, Kordestan, Lorestan, Mazandaran, Tehran.

Distribution: Europe to Central Asia.

References:

W. a.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 488 (distribution record).

W. a.: Tanasevitch, 2009: 418 (distribution record).