Mikhailov K.G.1, Temereva E.N.2,3 2023. [New data on the spider (Arachnida: Aranei) fauna of Russian Empire] // Invertebrate Zoology. Vol.20. No.4: 447–460 [in Russian, with English summary].

1 Zoological Museum, Moscow Lomonosov State University, Bolshaya Nikitskaya Str. 2, Moscow 125009 Russia. E-mail: mikhailov2000@gmail.com

2 Moscow Polytechnic University, Department of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, Bolshaya Semyonovskaya Str., 38, Moscow 107023 Russia. E-mail: temereva@mail.ru

3 Biological Faculty, Moscow Lomonosov State University, Leninskie Gory, 1-12, Moscow 119234 Russia.

doi: 10.15298/invertzool.20.4.10

ABSTRACT: List of spiders of different regions of Russian Empire, from Poland to the Caucasus and republics of Middle Asia, containing 118 species from 10 families is restored by pencil remarks by Alexander I. Kroneberg made in 1869–1871 in the book on spiders of Sweden by Westring (1862). This is the earliest correct data on the spider fauna of Moscow and its environs, as well as North-East of European Russia, Chernozyom zone and Lower Povolzhie.

KEY WORDS: spiders, Araneae, fauna, Russia, Poland, Crimea, Caucasus, Middle Asia, history of science.

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