Ponomarev A.V.1, Alekseev S.K.2, Kozminykh V.O.3, Shmatko V.Yu.4 2017. Spiders (Arachnida: Aranei) of Stavropol Province, Russia // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.26. No.2: 155–173 [in English].
1 Institute of Arid Zones, Southern Scientific Centre, Russian Academy of Sciences, Chekhov Str., 41, Rostov-on-Don 344006 Russia. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
2 Ecological club “Stenus”, Staroobryadcheski per., 4, Kaluga 248600 Russia. E-mail: email@example.com
3 Perm State Humanitarian Pedagogical University, Sibirskaya Str., 24, Perm 614990 Russia. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
4 Institute of Arid Zones, Southern Scientific Centre, Russian Academy of Sciences, Chekhov Str., 41, Rostov-on-Don 344006 Russia.
KEY WORDS: spiders, annotated checklist, Stavropol Province, Russia.
ABSTRACT. An annotated checklist of spiders recorded from Stavropol Province, based on literature-based and new data, is provided. The checklist comprises 265 spider species of 26 families. Of them, 154 species have been recorded from Stavropol Province for the first time. One species (Zodarion rubidium Simon, 1914) represents a new record to the spider fauna of Russia. Eight species are illustrated.