Marusik Yu.M. 2005. A new family and interesting new records of spiders (Aranei) from the European part of Russia // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.14. No.1: 89–91 [in English].

Institute for Biological Problems of the North, Portovaya Str. 18, Magadan, 685000 Russia. E-mail:

KEY WORDS: Aranei, fauna, spiders, new records, Krasnodar Province.

ABSTRACT. In a small collection from Adler, in the Krasnodar Province, the following taxa, new for Russia, were found: Zoropsidae Bertkau, 1882, Oonops Templeton, 1835 (Oonopidae), Zoropsis Simon, 1878, Mysmenella jobi (Kraus, 1967) (Mysmenidae), Oonops domesticus Dalmas, 1916, Zodarion abantense Wunderlich, 1980 (Zodariidae) and Zoropsis spinimana (Dufour, 1820). Z. abantense  is new to Europe, and families Mysmenidae and Oonopidae are new to the European part of Russia.

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