Seyfulina R.R. 2019. On linyphiid spiders (Aranei: Linyphiidae) from Moscow Area, Russia // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.28. No.3: 453–458 [in English].

Prioksko-Terrasnyi State Biosphere Reserve, Moscow Area, Danki 142200 Russia. E-mail:

doi: 10.15298/arthsel.28.3.11

ABSTRACT. 12 spider species of fam. Linyphiidae are reported as the first records in Moscow Area (Russia), one of which is new also for the fauna of Middle Russia (Improphantes complicatus). Comments with species distribution and early records from the country, as well as taxonomical and biological notes are attached to the list. New synonym is proposed: Incestophantes australis (Gnelitsa, 2009) = Incestophantes crucifer (Menge, 1866), syn.n. (valid name on the right).

KEY WORDS: Aranei, Araneae, Arachnida, fauna, spiders, new records, Moscow Area, Middle Russia, Prioksko-Terrasnyi Nature Reserve, synonym.

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