Marusik Yu.M.1, Kunt K.B.2, Danışman T.3 2009. Spiders (Aranei) new to the fauna of Turkey. 2. New species records of Theridiidae // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.18. No.1–2: 69–75 [in English].

1 Institute for Biological Problems of the North RAS, Portovaya Str. 18, Magadan Russia. E-mail: yurmar@mail.ru

2 Turkish Arachnological Society. Eserköy Sitesi 9/A Blok No:7 TR-06530 Ümitköy, Ankara Turkey. E-mail: chaetopelma@gmail.com

3 Department of Biology, Faculty of Science and Arts, University of Kırıkkale, Kırıkkale Turkey.

KEY WORDS: spiders, Theridiidae, new records, new synonym, Turkey.

ABSTRACT. Six species of Theridiidae are reported from Turkey for the first time: Enoplognatha giladensis (Levy et Amitai, 1982); Euryopis episinoides (Walckenaer, 1847); Neottiura herbigrada (Simon, 1873); N. uncinata (Lucas, 1846); Theridion cinereum Thorell, 1875; T. pinastri L. Koch, 1872. All species are illustrated on the basis of Turkish specimens. Theridion refugum Drensky, 1929 syn.n. was synonymised with Theridion cinereum. The total number of theridiids recorded from Turkey is now 66 species.

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