Mikhailov K.G.1, Trushina E.E. 2013. On the spider fauna (Arachnida: Aranei) of the Mordovian State Reserve, Russia: preliminary results // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.22. No.2: 189–196 [in English].
1 Zoological Museum, Moscow Lomonosov State University, Bolshaya Nikitskaya Str.6, Moscow 125009 Russia. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
KEY WORDS: biodiversity, spiders, fauna, Mordovian State Reserve, Russian Plain.
ABSTRACT. A preliminary list of spiders of the Mordovian State Reserve (Russian Plain, the southern part of forest zone) is presented and includes 142 species of 17 families, which seems to be a half of the expected spider diversity of the reserve. The gained results are briefly discussed and a complete list of the currently known spider species of Mordovian Republic (in total, 161 species) is provided.