Seifulina R.R. 2006. A contribution to the knowledge of the spider fauna (Arachnida: Aranei) of Russia: new records for the Amur Area // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.14 (for 2005). No.3: 271–279 [in English].

Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Faculty of Biology, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Vorobyevy Gory, Moscow 119992 Russia (old address, not valid).

KEY WORDS: Aranei, Arachnida, fauna, spiders, new records, Siberia, Amur Area, Russian Far East.

ABSTRACT. Fifty-seven species are recorded from the Amur Area of Russia for the first time. Six of these are new records for the Russian Far East: Emblyna burjatica, Bathyphantes parvulus, Micrargus subaequalis, Pardosa bukukun and Steatoda phalerata. Xysticus amuricus Seyfulina et Mikhailov, 2004 is newly synonymized with X. ferruginoides Schenkel, 1963, syn.n. The listed species are provided with comments regarding their distribution and earlier records for Northern Asia.

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