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A revision of the spider genus Zaitunia (Araneae, Filistatidae)
The spider genus Zaitunia Lehtinen, 1967 (Araneae, Filistatidae) is revised. It was found to include 24 species distributed in the Eastern Mediterranean, Middle East and Central Asia: ♀  Z. afghanaExpand
A survey of spider taxa new to Israel (Arachnida: Araneae)
This paper presents a survey of spider species that have not been previously recorded for Israel. Twenty species, twelve genera and two families (Mysmenidae and Phyxelididae) are recorded for theExpand
On Levymanus, a remarkable new spider genus from Israel, with notes on the Chediminae (Araneae, Palpimanidae)
Abstract Levymanus gershomi gen. n. et sp. n., is described from southern Israel. The eye arrangement and structure of the male palp indicate that this genus belongs to Chediminae Simon, 1893.Expand
A revision of the spider genus Raveniola (Araneae, Nemesiidae). I. Species from Western Asia
The genus Raveniola Zonstein, 1987 is found to be represented in Western Asia by 16 species: ♂♀ R. adjarica sp. nov. (Georgia), ♂ R. anadolu sp. nov. (Turkey), ♂ R. arthuri Kunt & Yagmur, 2010Expand
Redescription of the type species of Diaphorocellus Simon, 1893 (Araneae, Palpimanidae, Chediminae)
The type species of Diaphorocellus Simon, 1893, is redescribed, and the South African D. biplagiatus is described for the first time, including the copulatory organs of both sexes, previously undescribed for any species of the genus. Expand
New Data on the Spider Genus Levymanus (Araneae: Palpimanidae)
The type species L. gershomi Zonstein & Marusik, 2013 is recorded for the first time from the UAE, and L. ras sp. Expand
The spider genus Zaitunia Lehtinen, 1967 (Araneae: Filistatidae) in Israel and Sinai (Egypt)
The genus Zaitunia is rediagnosed, and Z. schmitzi (Kulczynski, 1911), the type species and only representative of the genus in Israel, is redescribed. Z. schmitzi, known hitherto only from the typeExpand
Redescription of three species of Filistatidae (Araneae) described by C.F. Roewer from Afghanistan.
The taxonomic position of Pholcoides afghana Roewer, 1960 is discussed and the species is placed in the filistatid subfamily Prithinae Gray, 1994. Expand
The First Record of Andoharano Lehtinen, 1967 (Araneae: Filistatidae) from Mainland Africa
The first mainland African representative of Andoharano Lehtinen, 1967, A. ansieae sp. Expand