Snegovaya N.Yu.1, Chemeris A.N.2 2005. A contribution to the knowledge of the harvestman fauna of the Zakataly State Reserve, Azerbaijan (Arachnida: Opiliones) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.13 (for 2004). No.4: 263–278 [in English].

1 Institute of Zoology NAS of Azerbaijan, proezd 1128, kvartal 504, Baku 370073 Azerbaijan. E-mail:

2 Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Faculty of Biology and Soil Sciences, Tomsk State University, Lenin av. 36, Tomsk 634010 Russia. E-mail:

ABSTRACT. Eight opilionid species of the families Trogulidae, Nemastomatidae and Phalangiidae occurring in the Zakataly State Reserve are reviewed. Rilaena zakatalica sp.n. is described and three species: Histricostoma caucasicum (Redikorzev, 1936), Nemastoma tenebricosum (Redikorzev, 1936) and Paranemastoma kalischevskyi (Roewer, 1951), are recorded from Azerbaijan for the first time.

KEY WORDS: Fauna, harvestmen, distribution, description, new species Azerbaijan, Zakataly.

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