Zamani A.1, Marusik Yu.M.2 2020. A new and easternmost species of Loureedia (Aranei: Eresidae) from Iran // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.29. No.2: 239–243 [in English].

1 Zoological Museum, Biodiversity Unit, University of Turku, FI-20014, Finland. E-mail:

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

doi: 10.15298/arthsel.29.2.09

ABSTRACT: A new species, Loureedia phoenixi sp.n., is described and illustrated on the basis of two male specimens from Alborz Province of Iran and its distribution is mapped based on the type locality and photographic records. These records represent the easternmost distribution limit of the genus.

KEY WORDS: Araneae, Middle East, velvet spiders.

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