Marusik Yu.M.1, Kovblyuk M.M.2 2004. New and interesting cribellate spiders from Abkhazia (Aranei: Amaurobiidae, Zoropsidae) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.13. No.1–2: 55–61 [in English].

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

2 Zoology Department, V.I. Vernadsky Taurida National University, Yaltinskaya str. 4, Simferopol, Crimea 95007 Ukraine.

KEY WORDS: Aranei, spiders, Abkhazia, new species, new record, Amaurobius, Zoropsis.

ABSTRACT. One new species, Amaurobius antipovae sp.n. (♂♀) is described, and one new family, Zoropsidae (Zorospsis spinimana (Dufour, 1820) is reported from Abhazia, Caucasus. Two species are illustrated. Zorospsis spinimana was apparently recently introduced to Caucasus by UN observers.

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