Kapitonov V.I., Kapitonova O.A. 2020. The first record of Argiope lobata (Pallas, 1772) (Aranei: Araneidae) for Tyumenskaya Oblast in West Siberia, Russia // Euroasian Entomological Journal. Vol.19. No.6: 329–330 [in English].
Tobolsk Complex Scientific Station of the Ural Branch RAS, Acad. Yuriua Osipova Str. 15, Tobolsk 626152 Russia. E-mail: KapitonovVI@tobscience.ru
ABSTRACT. A female of Argiope lobata (Pallas, 1772) collected in August 2017 near Pervomaiskii village in Vagayskii District is first record of the species for Tyumenskaya Oblast in West Siberia, Russia. This is the northernmost record of the species which is limited to the southern taiga forests and aspen-birch subtaiga forests.
KEY WORDS: Argiope lobata, Lobed Argiope, spiders, Tyumenskaya Oblast, West Siberia.