Mirshamsi O.1,2, Saneei S.1, Aliabadian M.1,2, Ghassemzadeh F.1 2015. New data on the wolf spiders of Iran (Aranei: Lycosidae) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.24. No.1: 99–106 [in English].

1 Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran. E-mail: mirshams@um.ac.ir

2 Research Department of Zoological Innovations (RDZI), Institute of Applied Zoology, Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran.

KEY WORDS: wolf spiders, Aranei, new records, distribution, Iran.

ABSTRACT. New faunistic records for 17 species of Lycosidae from Iran are presented. Ten species are recorded from the Iranian spider fauna for the first time: Alopecosa cursor (Hahn, 1831) (♂♀); Arctosa stigmosa (Thorell, 1875) (♀); “Auloniakratochvili Dunin, Buchar et Absolon, 1986 (♀); Bogdocosa baskuntchakensis Ponomarev et Belosludtsev, 2008 (♂♀); Pardosa italica Tongiorgi, 1966 (♂♀); P. morosa (L. Koch, 1870) (♂♀); P. proxima (C.L. Koch, 1847) (♂♀); P. zonsteini Ballarin, Marusik, Omelko et Koponen, 2012 (♂♀); Trochosa hispanica Simon, 1870; and Wadicosa fidelis (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872) (♂♀).

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