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

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Summary list of rejected and/or misidentified records

Atypidae Thorell, 1870

1)    Atypus muralis Bertkau, 1890

Records: Mazandaran.

Distribution: Central Europe to Turkmenistan.

References:

A. m.: Kraus & Baur, 1974: 107 (misidentified per Schwendinger, 1990: 358, attributed to Atypus piceus (Sulzer, 1776)).

Dysderidae C. L. Koch, 1837

2)    Dysdera concinna L. Koch, 1878

Records: Razavi Khorasan.

Distribution: Azerbaijan.

References:

D. c.: Pocock, 1889: 112 (misidentified per Deeleman-Reinhold & Deeleman, 1988: 236, attributed to Dysdera pococki Dunin, 1985).

3)    Harpactea babori (Nosek, 1905)

Records: Mazandaran.

Distribution: Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey.

References:

H. b.: Ghahari & Tabari, 2012: 139 (misidentified per Zamani, Marusik & Koponen, 2017: 261, attributed to Harpactea parthica Brignoli, 1980).

4)    Harpactea dobati Alicata, 1974

Records: Mazandaran.

Distribution: Turkey.

References:

H. d.: Ghahari & Tabari, 2012: 139 (misidentified per Zamani, Marusik & Koponen, 2017: 261, attributed to Harpactea parthica Brignoli, 1980).

Pholcidae C. L. Koch, 1850

5)    Artema transcaspica Spassky, 1934

Records: Kerman.

Distribution: Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.

References:

A. t.: Roewer, 1955: 752 (misidentified per Mozaffarian & Marusik, 2001: 71, attributed to Artema doriae (Thorell, 1881)).

Comment: Records of this species by Ghahari & Marusik (2009: 4) and Sadeghi et al. (2016: 6) were attributed to A. doriae by Aharon, Huber & Gavish-Regev (2017: 30), but were rejected by Zamani et al. (2020: 585) and reassigned to A. transcaspica).

Theridiidae Sundevall, 1833

6)    Enoplognatha mediterranea Levy & Amitai, 1981

Records: Ardabil.

Distribution: Turkey, Cyprus, Israel, Azerbaijan, Iran.

References:

E. m.: Ghavami, 2006: 1846 (misidentified per Zamani, 2015: 17, attributed to Enoplognatha mordax (Thorell, 1875)).

7)    Euryopis flavomaculata (C. L. Koch, 1836)

Records: Tehran.

Distribution: Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to Far East), Kazakhstan, Central Asia, China, Japan.

References:

E. f.: Zamani et al., 2015: 344 (misidentified per Zamani et al., 2017b: 65, attributed to Euryopis sexalbomaculata (Lucas, 1846)).

8)    Latrodectus hasselti Thorell, 1870

Records: Bushehr, Hormozgan, Khuzestan, Mazandaran.

Distribution: India, Southeast Asia to Australia, New Zealand.

References:

L. hasseltii: Pickard-Cambridge, 1902: 255, pl. 26, f. 4, pl. 27, f. 6 (misidentified per Zamani et al., 2014a: 65, attributed to Latrodectus cinctus Blackwall, 1865).

L. hasselti: Roewer, 1959: 12 (misidentified per Zamani et al., 2014a: 64).

L. h.: Goudarzi & Abdigoudarzi, 2010: 168 (misidentified per Zamani et al., 2014a: 65, attributed to Latrodectus cinctus Blackwall, 1865).

L. h.: Shahi et al., 2011: 64 (misidentified per Zamani et al., 2014a: 65, attributed to Latrodectus cinctus Blackwall, 1865).

L. h.: Khoobdel et al., 2019: 159 (misidentified per Zamani et al., 2014a: 65, attributed to Latrodectus cinctus Blackwall, 1865).

Araneidae Clerck, 1757

9)    Araniella proxima (Kulczyński, 1885)

Records: Isfahan.

Distribution: North America, Europe, Russia (Europe to Far East), Turkey, Kazakhstan.

References:

A. p.: Zamani et al., 2017b: 58 (distribution record, misidentified per Zamani, Marusik & Šestáková, 2020: 15, attributed to Araniella mithra Zamani, Marusik & Šestáková, 2020).

Linyphiidae Blackwall, 1859

10)  Tenuiphantes mengei (Kulczyński, 1887)

Records: Ardabil, Gilan, Golestan.

Distribution: Europe, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to Far East), Kazakhstan, Central Asia.

References:

T. m.: Tanasevitch, 2008: 485 (misidentified per Tanasevitch, 2009: 411, attributed to Tenuiphantes perseus (van Helsdingen, 1977)).

11)  Tenuiphantes zimmermanni (Bertkau, 1890)

Records: Tehran.

Distribution: Europe, Turkey.

References:

Lepthyphantes z.: Ghavami, 2006: 1841 (misidentified per Zamani et al., 2019b: 239, attributed to Tenuiphantes perseus (van Helsdingen, 1977)).

Eresidae C. L. Koch, 1845

12) Stegodyphus dufouri (Audouin, 1826)

Records: Mazandaran (?).

Distribution: North, West Africa.

References:

S. d.: Roewer, 1955: 782 (misidentified per Namaghi et al., 2016: 19, attributed to Stegodyphus pacificus Pocock, 1900).

Oecobiidae Blackwall, 1862

13)  Uroctea durandi (Latreille, 1809)

Records: Kerman.

Distribution: Mediterranean.

References:

U. d.: Roewer, 1955: 752 (misidentified per Zamani & Bosselaers, 2020: 45, attributed to Uroctea grossa Roewer, 1960).

14) Uroctea limbata (C. L. Koch, 1843)

Records: Hormozgan, Ilam, Razavi Khorasan.

Distribution: Senegal to North Africa.

References:

U. l.: Hosseini et al., 2014: 440, f. 57 (♂♀, misidentified per Namaghi et al., 2016: 20, attributed to Uroctea thaleri Rheims, Santos & van Harten, 2007).

U. I.: Zamani, 2015: 14 (misidentified per Zamani & Bosselaers, 2020: 52, attributed to Uroctea thaleri Rheims, Santos & van Harten, 2007).

U. l.: Sadeghi et al., 2016: 6 (misidentified per Zamani & Bosselaers, 2020: 52, attributed to Uroctea thaleri Rheims, Santos & van Harten, 2007).

U. l.: Zamani et al., 2017b: 60 (misidentified per Zamani & Bosselaers, 2020: 51, attributed to Uroctea gambronica Zamani & Bosselaers, 2020).

Sparassidae Bertkau, 1872

15)  Cebrennus kochi (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872)

Records: Bushehr.

Distribution: Syria, Israel.

References:

C. k.: Zamani et al., 2014b: 365 (misidentified per Moradmand, Zamani & Jäger, 2016: 189, rejected without reattribution).

16)  Eusparassus walckenaeri (Audouin, 1826)

Records: Kerman.

Distribution: Greece, Turkey, Algeria to Iraq, Sudan, Iran (?).

References:

E. tersus: Roewer, 1955: 775 (misidentified per Moradmand & Jäger, 2012: 2462, attributed to Eusparassus doriae (Simon, 1874)).

17)  Eusparassus xerxes (Pocock, 1901)

Records: Razavi Khorasan.

Distribution: United Arab Emirates, Iran, Pakistan.

References:

Olios x.: Kakhki, 2005b: 61 (misidentified per Moradmand, Mirshamsi & Hula, 2015: 108, attributed to Olios sericeus (Kroneberg, 1875)).

Lycosidae Sundevall, 1833

18)  Alopecosa accentuata (Latreille, 1817)

Records: Mazandaran.

Distribution: Europe.

References:

A. a.: Ghahari & Tabari, 2012: 138 (misidentified per Breitling et al. (2016) and Canard & Cruveillier (2019), attributed to Alopecosa farinosa (Herman, 1879)).

19)  Hogna ferox (Lucas, 1838)

Records: Alborz, East Azerbaijan, Fars, Isfahan, Kerman, Kurdistan, Mazandaran, Semnan, Tehran.

Distribution: Canary Islands.

References:

H. f.: Marusik & Nadolny, 2020: 72, f. 14 (♂♀, misidentified per Zamani et al., 2020: 585, attributed to Hogna effera (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872)).

20)  Lycosa suzukii Yaginuma, 1960

Records: Tehran.

Distribution: Russia (Far East), China, Korea, Japan.

References:

L. s.: Ghavami, 2006: 1842 (misidentified per Nadolny & Zamani, 2017: 597, attributed to Lycosa praegrandis C. L. Koch, 1836).

21)  Pardosa azerifalcata Marusik, Guseinov & Koponen, 2003

Records: Razavi Khorasan.

Distribution: Russia (Caucasus), Azerbaijan, Iran.

References:

P. a.: Namaghi, Kaykhosravi & Zamani, 2014: 107 (misidentified per Zamani & Mozaffarian, 2017: 12, attributed to Pardosa italica Tongiorgi, 1966).

22)  Pardosa monticola (Clerck, 1757)

Records: Golestan.

Distribution: Europe, Turkey, Georgia.

References:

P. m.: Ghavami, 2006: 1842 (misidentified per Marusik, Ballarin & Omelko, 2012: 122, attributed to Pardosa buchari Ovtsharenko, 1979).

P. m.: Ghavami & Amooz, 2008: 74 (misidentified per Marusik, Ballarin & Omelko, 2012: 122, attributed to Pardosa buchari Ovtsharenko, 1979).

23)  Pardosa pontica (Thorell, 1875)

Records: Golestan, Mazandaran.

Distribution: Romania, Ukraine, Russia (Europe), Caucasus, Iran, Central Asia.

References:

P. p.: Marusik, Ballarin & Omelko, 2012: 117, f. 46, 1213, 1819, 23, 35, 41 (♂♀, misidentified in part per Shafaie et al., 2018a, attributed to Pardosa mirzakhaniae Shafaie, Mirshamsi, Aliabadian, Moradmand & Marusik, 2018).

P. p.: Kashefi et al., 2013: 12 (misidentified per Shafaie et al., 2018a, attributed to Pardosa mirzakhaniae Shafaie, Mirshamsi, Aliabadian, Moradmand & Marusik, 2018).

Clubionidae Wagner, 1887

24)  Porrhoclubiona genevensis (L. Koch, 1866)

Records: Fars, Zanjan.

Distribution: Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to South Siberia), Iran, Central Asia.

References:

Clubiona g.: Zamani et al., 2016: 104 (misidentified in part per Marusik & Omelko, 2018: 33, attributed to Porrhoclubiona moradmandi Marusik & Omelko, 2018).

Clubiona g.: Zamani et al., 2016: 104, f. 78, 10 (♀, misidentified per Zamani et al., 2017b: 58, attributed to Porrhoclubiona vegeta (Simon, 1918)).

Gnaphosidae Pocock, 1898

25)  Drassyllus praeficus (L. Koch, 1866)

Records: Kohgiluyeh & Boyer-Ahmad.

Distribution: Europe to Central Asia.

References:

D. p.: Hosseinpour et al., 2019: 206 (misidentified in part, per Zamani et al., 2020: 575, attributed to Drassyllus villicoides (Giltay, 1932)).

26)  Zelotes tenuis (L. Koch, 1866)

Records: Markazi.

Distribution: Mediterranean and Central Europe to Russia (Caucasus). Introduced to Galapagos Is., USA.

References:

Z. t.: Zamani & Mozaffarian, 2017: 11, f. 4 (♀, misidentified per Gajdoš, Černecká & Šestáková, 2019: 58, attributed to Zelotes fulvaster (Simon, 1878)).

Salticidae Blackwall, 1841

27)  Attulus ammophilus (Thorell, 1875)

Records: Unknown province.

Distribution: Romania, Ukraine, Russia (Europe).

References:

Sitticus a.: Logunov, Marusik & Mozaffarian, 2002: 163 (misidentified per Prószyński, 2017c: 39, attributed to Attulus vilis (Kulczyński, 1895)).

28)   Heliophanus aeneus (Hahn, 1832)

Records: Razavi Khorasan.

Distribution: Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia to Central Asia, Japan.

References:

H. a.: Namaghi, Kaykhosravi & Zamani, 2014: 108 (misidentified per Zamani & Mozaffarian, 2017: 15, attributed to Heliophanus flavipes (Hahn, 1832)).

29)   Plexippus coccineus Simon, 1902

Records: Alborz, Tehran.

Distribution: Turkey.

References:

P. c.: Logunov, Marusik & Mozaffarian, 2002: 162 (misidentified per Prószyński, 2017b: 66, attributed to Plexippus strandi Spassky, 1939).

30)  Plexippus devorans (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872)

Records: Golestan, Kerman, Razavi Khorasan.

Distribution: Israel.

References:

P. d.: Ghahari & Marusik, 2009: 5 (misidentified per Prószyński, 2017b: 58, attributed to Plexippus gershomi Prószyński, 2017).

P. d.: Mirshamsi et al., 2013: 119 (misidentified per Prószyński, 2017b: 58, attributed to Plexippus gershomi Prószyński, 2017).

P. d.: Sadeghi et al., 2016: 6 (misidentified per Prószyński, 2017b: 58, attributed to Plexippus gershomi Prószyński, 2017).

31)   Synageles dalmaticus (Keyserling, 1863)

Records: Markazi, Tehran, Yazd.

Distribution: Mediterranean, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Caucasus (Russia, Azerbaijan).

References:

S. d.: Logunov, Marusik & Mozaffarian, 2002: 163 (misidentified per Logunov, 2004: 37, attributed to Synageles persianus Logunov, 2004).

S. d.: Ghavami, 2006: 1845 (misidentified per Logunov, 2004: 37, attributed to Synageles persianus Logunov, 2004).