The Checklist of the Spiders of Iran (Arachnida: Araneae) --- Version 2021

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Aharon, S., Huber, B. A. & Gavish-Regev, E. (2017). Daddy-long-leg giants: revision of the spider genus Artema Walckenaer, 1837 (Araneae, Pholcidae). European Journal of Taxonomy 376: 1–57.

Akbari, A., Moghadam, A. T. & Rabiei, H. (2013). Venom and envenomation of Iranian black widow spider, Latrodectus. Journal of Experimental Zoology, India 16(2): 541–543.

Azarkina, G. N. (2002). New and poorly known species of the genus Aelurillus Simon, 1884 from central Asia, Asia Minor and the eastern Mediterranean (Araneae: Salticidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 12(6): 249–263.

Azarkina, G. (2004). New and poorly known Palaearctic species of the genus Phlegra Simon, 1876 (Araneae, Salticidae). Revue Arachnologique 14(6): 73–108.

Azarkina, G. N. & Mirshamsi, O. (2014). Description of a new Aelurillus species from Khorasan province of Iran, with comments on A. concolor Kulczyński, 1901 (Araneae: Salticidae). Zoology in the Middle East 60(1): 82–91.

Azarkina, G. N. & Zamani, A. (2019). The Aelurillina Simon, 1901 (Aranei: Salticidae) of Iran: a check-list and three new species of Aelurillus Simon, 1884 and Proszynskiana Logunov, 1996. Arthropoda Selecta 28(1): 83–97.

Azarkina, G. N. & Zamani, A. (2020). The first description of the female of Heliophanus xerxesi Logunov, 2009 (Araneae: Salticidae) from Iran. Revue suisse de Zoologie 127(1): 21–25.

Ballarin, F., Salmaso, R. & Latella, L. (2020). The arachnological collections of the Museo Civico di Storia Naturale of Verona (Italy): an overview. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 60: 23–26, suppl. 16 pp.

Baum, S. (1972). Zum "Cribellaten-Problem": Die Genitalstrukturen der Oecobiinae und Urocteinae (Arach.: Aran: Oecobiidae). Abhandlungen und Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg (NF) 16: 101–153.

Boukan, A., Rajabi, R., Oshaghi, M. A., Rafinejad, J. & Seyyar, O. (2018). A contribution to the knowledge of the spider fauna of Iran (Araneae: Oecobiidae). Serket 16(1): 23–26.

Breitling, R., Bauer, T., Schäfer, M., Morano, E., Barrientos, J. A. & Blick, T. (2016). Phantom spiders 2: More notes on dubious spider species from Europe. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 52: 50–77.

Brignoli, P. M. (1970). Un nuovo Leptyphantes cavernicolo dell'Iran (Araneae, Linyphiidae). Fragmenta Entomologica 7: 55–60.

Brignoli, P. M. (1972). Une nouvelle Brachythele de l'Iran (Arachnida, Araneae, Dipluridae). Revue suisse de Zoologie 79(1): 409–413.

Brignoli, P. M. (1977). Sur quelques Agelenidae et Hahniidae (Araneae) d'Afrique du Nord. Revue Arachnologique 1(1): 13–21.

Brignoli, P. M. (1978). Ragni di Turchia V. Specie nuove o interessanti, cavernicole ed epigee, di varie famiglie (Araneae). Revue suisse de Zoologie 85(3): 461–541.

Brignoli, P. M. (1979). Contribution à la connaissance des Uloboridae paléarctiques (Araneae). Revue Arachnologique 2(6): 275–282.

Brignoli, P. M. (1980). A new Harpactea from Iran (Araneae, Dysderidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 5(2): 95–97.

Brignoli, P. M. (1982). Contribution à la connaissance des Filistatidae paléarctiques (Araneae). Revue Arachnologique 4: 65–75.

Buchar, J. & Thaler, K. (1995). Zur Variation der Kopulationsorgane von Pistius truncatus (Pallas) (Araneida, Thomisidae) in Mitteleuropa. Linzer Biologische Beiträge 27(2): 653–663.

Burger, M., Nentwig, W. & Kropf, C. (2003). Complex genital structures indicate cryptic female choice in a haplogyne spider (Arachnida, Araneae, Oonopidae, Gamasomorphinae). Journal of Morphology 255(1): 80–93.

Caleb, J. T. D., Bera, C. & Acharya, S. (2020). New species and synonymies in the genus Carrhotus Thorell, 1891 from India (Aranei: Salticidae: Salticini). Arthropoda Selecta 29(1): 51–66.

Canard, A. & Cruveillier, M. (2019). Révision des Alopecosa de France du groupe «accentuata/barbipes/farinosa» (Lycosidae, Araneae), données et distribution. Bulletin de l'Association Française d'Arachnologie 2: 2–19.

Chatzaki, M. & Russell-Smith, A. (2017). New species and new records of ground spiders (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) from Cyprus. Zootaxa 4329(3): 237–255.

Darvish, J. & Mirshamsi, O. (1999). Identification and study of black widow spider Latrodectus teredecimguttatus [sic] in Khorasan Province. Journal of Biaban 3(12): 1–14. [In Persian]

Deeleman-Reinhold, C. L. & Deeleman, P. R. (1988). Revision des Dysderinae (Araneae, Dysderidae), les espèces mediterranéennes occidentales exceptées. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 131: 141–269.

Déjean, S. (2020). Agyneta inermis Tanasevitch, 2019 (Araneae, Linyphiidae) une nouvelle espèce méditerranéenne pour la faune der France, avec description de la femelle. Revue Arachnologique (2) 7: 23–26.

Esyunin, S. L., Rad, P. & Kamoneh, M. S. (2011). A new species of lynx spider of the heterophthalmus group, Oxyopes iranicus sp. n. (Aranei: Oxyopidae) from Iran. Arthropoda Selecta 20(2): 125–127.

Esyunin, S. L. & Sozontov, A. N. (2015). Spiders of the genus Pisaura Simon, 1885 (Aranei, Pisauridae) in Middle Volga and Cisurals territories, with notes on the distribution of P. novicia (L. Koch, 1878). Euroasian Entomological Journal 14(4): 325–333. [In Russian]

Esyunin, S. L. & Zamani, A. (2019). Taxonomic remarks on two Drassodes species (Araneae, Gnaphosidae) from Iran. Acta Arachnologica 68(2): 63–71.

Esyunin, S. L. & Zamani, A. (2020). ‘Conundrum of esoterica’: on the long-forgotten genus Eutittha Thorell, 1878, with new taxonomic considerations in Cheiracanthium C. L. Koch, 1839 (Araneae: Cheiracanthiidae). Journal of Natural History 54(19–20): 1293–1323.

Esyunin, S. L., Zamani, A. & Tuneva, T. K. (2017). On two poorly known Eurasian dictynid species (Aranei: Dictynidae), with a description of a new genus. Arthropoda Selecta 26(1): 49–62.

Gajdoš, P., Černecká, Ľ. & Šestáková, A. (2019). Pannonic salt marshes revealed six new spiders to Slovakia (Araneae: Gnaphosidae, Linyphiidae, Lycosidae, Theridiidae). Biologia (Bratislava) 74(1): 53–64.

Ghahari, H. & Marusik, Y. M. (2009). New data on spider fauna of Iran (Araneae). Turkish Journal of Arachnology 2(3): 1–8.

Ghahari, H. & Tabari, M. (2012). Fauna and population fluctuations of spiders (Arthropoda: Araneae) in rice fields of Mazandaran Province. Journal of Plant Protection 26(2): 136–144. [In Persian]

Ghavami, S. (2006). Renew checklist of spiders (Aranei) of Iran. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 9(10): 1839–1851.

Ghavami, S. (2007). Spider fauna in Caspian coastal region of Iran. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 10(5): 682–691.

Ghavami, S. (2008). Investigation fauna and density of population of spiders in the desert and pomegranate orchards in Tehran and Semnan Provinces. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 11(5): 686–691.

Ghavami, S., Ahmadi, M. D., Soody, S., Amooz, S. G. & Saeb, J. (2007). An investigation of spider fauna of olive orchards in northern part of Iran. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 10(15): 2562–2568.

Ghavami, S., Amin, G. A., Taghizadeh, M. & Karimian, Z. (2008). Investigation of abundance and determination of dominant species of spider species in Iranian cotton fields. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 11(2): 181–187.

Ghavami, S. & Amooz, S. G. (2008). Spider (Order Araneae) fauna of citrus orchards in northern part of Iran. Journal of Applied Biological Sciences 2(1): 73–76.

Goudarzi, H. R. & Abdigoudarzi, M. (2010). A new record of redback spider, Latrodectus hasselti (Thorell, 1870) (Araneae: Theridiidae) from south-western Iran. In: Abstract book of the 18th International Congress of Arachnology, Siedlce, 168.

Gücel, S., Charalambidou, I., Göçmen, B. & Kunt, K. B. (2019). New data of spiders (Arachnida, Araneae) of Cyprus. 1. Dysderidae found in caves. ZooKeys 825: 43–53.

Helsdingen, P. J. van, Thaler, K. & Deltshev, C. (1977). The tenuis group of Lepthyphantes Menge (Araneae, Linyphiidae). Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 120(1): 1–54.

Henriques, S., Miñano, J., Pérez-Zarcos, L., Řezáč, M., Rodríguez, F., Tamajón, R. & Martínez-Avilés, J. (2018). First records of Loureedia (Araneae, Eresidae) from Europe, with the description of a new species and a survey of the genus. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 33: 3–20.

Hosseini, M., Mirshamsi, O., Kashefi, R. & Fekrat, L. (2014). A contribution to the knowledge of spiders in wheat fields of Khorasan-e-Razavi Province, Iran. Turkish Journal of Zoology 38(4): 437–443.

Hosseinpour, A., Zamani, A., Azizi, K., Moemenbellah-Fard, M. D. & Soltani, A. (2019). Survey of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) in southwestern Iran, with new records. Ecologica Montenegrina 22: 204–213.

Huber, B. A. (2011). Revision and cladistic analysis of Pholcus and closely related taxa (Araneae, Pholcidae). Bonner Zoologische Monographien 58: 1–509.

Huseynov, E. F. (2005). Natural prey of the jumping spider Menemerus taeniatus (Araneae: Salticidae). Eurasian Journal of Entomology 102(4): 797–799.

Jäger, P. (2012). A review on the spider genus Argiope Audouin 1826 with special emphasis on broken emboli in female epigynes (Araneae: Araneidae: Argiopinae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 7: 272–331, 358–362.

Jäger, P. & Gromov, A. V. (2011). First records of Latrodectus dahli Levi, 1959 from Morocco, Turkey, Turkmenistan and the United Arab Emirates. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 15(6): 188–192.

Kakhki, O. M. (2005a). New records of three Latrodectus species found in Khorasan Province (Araneae: Theridiidae). Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 1(1): 52–58.

Kakhki, O. M. (2005b). Faunistic study of spiders in Khorasan Province, Iran (Arachnida: Araneae). Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 1(1): 59–66.

Kakhki, O. M. (2006). Introducing the spider Steatoda paykulliana (Araneae: Theridiidae) from Khorasan Province. Science Journal of University of Tehran 33(4): 1–4. [In Persian]

Kakhki, O. M. & Darvish, J. (2002). Cladistic study of families of Araneae (Arachnida) based on morphological characters. Science Journal of University of Tehran 28(2): 151–166. [In Persian]

Kashefi, R., Ghassemzadeh, F., Kami, H. G. & Mirshamsi, O. (2013). New data on spider fauna from Golestan province, Iran (Arachnida, Araneae). Progress in Biological Sciences 3(1): 7–22.

Khodashenas, A., Koochaki, A., Rezvani-Moghaddam, P., Sadeghi H. & Nassiri-Mahallat, M. (2012). Effects of agricultural practices on abundance and diversity of spiders in winter wheat fields of Razavi and Northern Khorasan provinces, Iran. Journal of Plant Protection 26(2): 127–135.

Khoobdel, M., Salari, M., Jafari, H. & Bahmani, M. M. (2019). Survey of poisonous arachnids in the Iranian Triple islands, Great Tunb, Little Tunb, Bu-musa and Qeshm in the Persian Gulf. Journal of Marine Medicine 1(3): 156–162.

Kiany, N., Sadeghi, S., Kiany, M., Zamani, A. & Ostovani, S. (2017). Additions to the crab spider fauna of Iran (Araneae: Thomisidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 53: 1–8.

Knoflach, B., Rollard, C. & Thaler, K. (2009). Notes on Mediterranean Theridiidae (Araneae) - II. ZooKeys 16: 227–264.

Komposch, C. (2002). Spinnen, Weberknechte, Skorpione und Walzenspinnen aus dem Iran (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Scorpiones, Solifugae). In: Gutleb, B. & Wieser, C. (eds.): Ergebnisse einer zoologischen Exkursion in den Nordiran, 2001. Carinthia II 192/112: 98–103.

Kranz-Baltensperger, Y., Platnick, N. I. & Dupérré, N. (2009). A new genus of the spider family Caponiidae (Araneae, Haplogynae) from Iran. American Museum Novitates 3656: 1–12.

Kraus, O. & Baur, H. (1974). Die Atypidae der West-Paläarktis: Systematik, Verbreitung und Biologie (Arach.: Araneae). Abhandlungen und Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg (NF) 17: 85–116.

Kraus, O. & Kraus, M. (1989). The genus Stegodyphus (Arachnida, Araneae). Sibling species, species groups, and parallel origin of social living. Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg 30: 151–254.

Latreille, P. A. (1806). Genera crustaceorum et insectorum. Paris, tome 1, 302 pp.

Levi, H. W. (1959). The spider genus Latrodectus (Araneae, Theridiidae). Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 78(1): 7–43.

Logunov, D. V. (1996). Salticidae of Middle Asia. 3. A new genus, Proszynskiana gen. n., in the subfamily Aelurillinae (Araneae, Salticidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 10(5): 171–177.

Logunov, D. V. (1997). Salticidae of Middle Asia. 4. A review of the genus Euophrys (s. str.) C. L. Koch (Araneae, Salticidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 10(9): 344–352.

Logunov, D. V. (1998). New species and new records of Palaearctic Sitticus (Araneae: Salticidae). Zoosystematica Rossica 7(1): 77–83.

Logunov, D. V. (1999). Redefinition of the genus Habrocestoides Prószyński, 1992, with establishment of a new genus, Chinattus gen n. (Araneae: Salticidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 11(4): 139–149.

Logunov, D. V. (2001a). A redefinition of the genera Bianor Peckham & Peckham, 1885 and Harmochirus Simon, 1885, with the establishment of a new genus Sibianor gen. n. (Aranei: Salticidae). Arthropoda Selecta 9(4): 221–286.

Logunov, D. V. (2001b). New and poorly known species of the jumping spiders (Aranei: Salticidae) from Afghanistan, Iran and Crete. Arthropoda Selecta 10(1): 59–66.

Logunov, D. V. (2004). Notes on new and poorly known Palaearctic species of the genera Neon, Sitticus and Synageles (Araneae: Salticidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 13(2): 33–40.

Logunov, D. V. (2006). Notes on Xysticus kempeleni Thorell, 1872 and two closely related spider species (Araneae: Thomisidae). Acta Arachnologica, Tokyo 55(1): 59–66.

Logunov, D. V. (2007). A new species of the genus Pseudicius Simon 1885 (Araneae: Salticidae) from SW Iran. Acta Arachnologica, Tokyo 56(1): 21–23.

Logunov, D. V. (2009). New and poorly known species of Salticidae (Araneae) from Turkey and Iran. Contributions to Natural History 12: 899–919.

Logunov, D. V. (2010). Taxonomic notes on a collection of jumping spiders from Iran (Araneae, Salticidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 15(3): 85–90.

Logunov, D. V. (2011). Notes on the Philodromidae (Araneae) of the United Arab Emirates. Proceedings of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences 315(4): 441–451.

Logunov, D. V. (2012). A synopsis of the genus Zyuzicosa Logunov, 2010 (Aranei: Lycosidae). Arthropoda Selecta 21(4): 349–362.

Logunov, D. V. (2015). Taxonomic-faunistic notes on the jumping spiders of the Mediterranean (Aranei: Salticidae). Arthropoda Selecta 24(1): 33–85.

Logunov, D. V. (2020). On three species of Hogna Simon, 1885 (Aranei: Lycosidae) from the Near East and Central Asia. Arthropoda Selecta 29(3): 349–360.

Logunov, D. V. & Huseynov, E. F. (2008). A faunistic review of the spider family Philodromidae (Aranei) of Azerbaijan. Arthropoda Selecta 17(1–2): 117–131.

Logunov, D. V. & Koponen, S. (2002). Redescription and distribution of Phlegra hentzi (Marx, 1890) comb. n. (Araneae, Salticidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 12(6): 264–267.

Logunov, D. V. & Kronestedt, T. (2003). A review of the genus Talavera Peckham and Peckham, 1909 (Araneae, Salticidae). Journal of Natural History 37(9): 1091–1154.

Logunov, D. V. & Marusik, Y. M. (1999). A brief review of the genus Chalcoscirtus Bertkau, 1880 in the faunas of Central Asia and the Caucasus (Aranei: Salticidae). Arthropoda Selecta 7(3): 205–226.

Logunov, D. V. & Marusik, Y. M. (2000). Miscellaneous notes on Palaearctic Salticidae (Arachnida: Aranei). Arthropoda Selecta 8(4): 263–292.

Logunov, D. V., Marusik, Y. M. & Koponen, S. (2002). Redescription of a poorly known spider species, Xysticus kulczynskii Wierzbicki 1902 (Araneae: Thomisidae). Acta Arachnologica, Tokyo 51(2): 99–104.

Logunov, D. V., Marusik, Y. M. & Mozaffarian, F. (2002). Faunistic review of the jumping spiders of Iran (Aranei: Salticidae). Arthropoda Selecta 10(2, for 2001): 155–167.

Logunov, D. V., Marusik, Y. M. & Rakov, S. Y. (1999). A review of the genus Pellenes in the fauna of Central Asia and the Caucasus (Araneae, Salticidae). Journal of Natural History 33(1): 89–148.

Logunov, D. V., Mirshamsi, O., Musavi, S. & Shayestehfar, A. (2013). New faunistic records of Salticidae (Aranei) from Khorasan Province of Iran. Arthropoda Selecta 22(4): 379–381.

Logunov, D. V. & Ponomarev, A. V. (2020a). New species and records of Salticidae (Aranei) from Turkmenistan and neighbouring countries. Arthropoda Selecta 29(1): 67–81.

Logunov, D. V. & Ponomarev, A. V. (2020b). Karakumosa gen. nov., a new Central Asian genus of fossorial wolf spiders (Araneae: Lycosidae: Lycosinae). Revue suisse de Zoologie 127(2): 275–313.

Logunov, D. V., Vazirianzadeh, B., Moravvej, S. A. & Navidpour, S. (2007). New faunistic records of the jumping and crab spiders (Aranei: Salticidae, Thomisidae and Philodromidae) from Iran. Arthropoda Selecta 15(3, for 2006): 225–228.

Luo, Y. & Li, S. (2015). Global invasion history of the Mediterranean recluse spider: a concordance with human expansion. Ecography 38(11): 1080–1089.

Makhan, D. & Ezzatpanah, S. (2011). Harryoonops amrishi gen. et sp. nov., the first Oonopidae species (Araneae) described from Iran. Calodema 170: 1–5.

Malek Hosseini, M.-J., Grismado, C. J., Sadeghi, S. & Bakhshi, Y. (2015). Description of the first cave dwelling species of the spider genus Trilacuna Tong & Li from Iran (Araneae: Oonopidae). Zootaxa 3972(4): 549–561.

Malek-Hosseini, M. J. & Zamani, A. (2017). A checklist of subterranean arthropods of Iran. Subterranean Biology 21: 19–46.

Malek Hosseini, M. J., Zamani, A. & Sadeghi, S. (2015). A survey of cave-dwelling spider fauna of Kohgiluyeh & Boyer-Ahmad and Fars Provinces, Iran (Arachnida: Araneae). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 27: 90–94.

Marusik, Y. M. (2010). First description of the male of Prodidomus redikorzevi Spassky, 1940 (Aranei: Prodidomidae). Acta Arachnologica, Tokyo 58 (2, for 2009): 59–63.

Marusik, Y. M., Ballarin, F. & Omelko, M. M. (2012). On the Pardosa monticola-species group from Iran (Araneae: Lycosidae). Zoology in the Middle East 56(1): 111–123.

Marusik, Y. M. & Fet, V. (2009). A survey of east Palearctic Hersiliola Thorell, 1870 (Araneae, Hersiliidae), with a description of three new genera. ZooKeys 16: 75–114.

Marusik, Y. M. & Guseinov, E. F. (2003). Spiders (Arachnida: Aranei) of Azerbaijan. 1. New family and genus records. Arthropoda Selecta 12(1): 29–46.

Marusik, Y. M. & Koponen, S. (2017). On two sibling species of Dictyna (Araneae: Dictynidae) from Ukraine and Caucasus. Entomologica Fennica 28(1): 41–48.

Marusik, Y. M., Koponen, S. & Fritzén, N. R. (2009). On two sibling Lathys species (Araneae, Dictynidae) from northern Europe. ZooKeys 16: 181–195.

Marusik, Y. M., Kovblyuk, M. M. & Nadolny, A. A. (2009). A survey of Lathys Simon, 1884, from Crimea with resurrection of Scotolathys Simon, 1884 (Aranei: Dictynidae). Arthropoda Selecta 18(1–2): 21–33.

Marusik, Y. M. & Lehtinen, P. T. (2003). Synaphridae Wunderlich, 1986 (Aranei: Araneoidea), a new family status, with a description of a new species from Turkmenistan. Arthropoda Selecta 11(2, for 2002): 143–152.

Marusik, Y. M., Logunov, D. V. & Koponen, S. (2000). Spiders of Tuva, south Siberia. Institute for Biological Problems of the North, Magadan, 253 pp.

Marusik, Y. M., Nadimi, A., Omelko, M. M. & Koponen, S. (2014). First data about cave spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) from Iran. Zoology in the Middle East 60(3): 255–266.

Marusik, Y. M. & Nadolny, A. A. (2020). On the identity of Trochosa hispanica (Araneae, Lycosidae), with notes on the synonymy of West Palaearctic “Trochosa” species. Zootaxa 4859(1): 56–80.

Marusik Y. M., Nadolny, A. A. & Koponen S. (2018). A survey of the Alopecosa cursor species group (Aranei: Lycosidae) from Asia. Arthropoda Selecta 27(4): 348–362.

Marusik, Y. M. & Omelko, M. M. (2018). A survey of the Porrhoclubiona Lohmander, 1944 from Central Asia (Araneae, Clubiondae [sic]). ZooKeys 802: 19–38

Marusik, Y. M., Omelko, M. M. & Koponen, S. (2013). Redescription of Pterotricha loeffleri (Roewer, 1955) (Aranei: Gnaphosidae: Gnaphosinae). Arthropoda Selecta 22(4): 349–352.

Marusik, Y. M., Özkütük, R. S. & Kunt, K. B. (2013). On the identity and distribution of the poorly known spider Orthobula charitonovi (Mikhailov, 1986) (Aranei: Corinnidae). Arthropoda Selecta 22(2): 157–162.

Marusik, Y. M. & Zamani, A. (2015a). The spider family Filistatidae (Araneae) in Iran. ZooKeys 516: 123–135.

Marusik, Y. M. & Zamani, A. (2015b). Additional new species of Filistatidae (Aranei) from Iran. Arthropoda Selecta 24(4): 429–435.

Marusik, Y. M. & Zamani, A. (2015c). First description of the male of Tegenaria zamanii Marusik & Omelko, 2014 (Araneae: Agelenidae) from northern Iran. Zootaxa 4052(2): 226–228.

Marusik, Y. M. & Zamani, A. (2016). A new species of Sahastata (Aranei, Filistatidae) from Southern Iran. Vestnik Zoologii 50(3): 267–270.

Marusik, Y. M., Zamani, A. & Mirshamsi, O. (2014). Three new species of mygalomorph and filistatid spiders from Iran (Araneae, Cyrtaucheniidae, Nemesiidae and Filistatidae). ZooKeys 463: 1–10.

Marusik, Y. M. & Zonstein, S. L. (2014). A synopsis of Middle East Filistata (Aranei: Filistatidae), with description of new species from Azerbaijan. Arthropoda Selecta 23(2): 199–205.

Mikhailov, K. G. (2003). The spider genus Clubiona Latreille, 1804 (Aranei: Clubionidae) in the fauna of the former USSR: 2003 update. Arthropoda Selecta 11(4, for 2002): 283–317.

Mikhailov, K. G. (2015). New Record of Clubiona mazandaranica from Iran (Aranei, Clubionidae). Vestnik Zoologii 49(5):477–478.

Mirshamsi, O. (2018). A new species of Paracedicus Fet, 1993 from Iran (Aranei: Cybaeidae). Arthropoda Selecta 27(4): 344–347.

Mirshamsi, O. & Darvish, J. (2005). First record of two Argiope species from Khorasan and Mazandaran Provinces (Araneae: Araneidae). Science Journal of University of Tehran 30(3): 403–412. [In Persian]

Mirshamsi, O., Darvish, J. & Goodarzi, H. R. (2000). Identification and study of five genera of crab spiders in Khorasan Province (Araneae, Thomisidae). Journal of the Entomological Society of Iran 19(12): 15–30. [In Persian]

Mirshamsi, O., Hatami, M. & Zamani, A. (2013). New record of the Mediterranean recluse spider Loxosceles rufescens (Dufour, 1820) and its bite from Khorasan Province, northeast of Iran (Aranei: Sicariidae). Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 9(1): 83–86.

Mirshamsi, O., Marusik, Y. M. & Jamili, E. (2013). The spider family Hersiliidae Thorell, 1870 (Arachnida: Araneae) in Iran. Zoology in the Middle East 59(4): 347–352.

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