FIRST RECORD OF THE CELLAR SPIDER GENUS NITA HUBER & EL-HENNAWY, 2007 (ARANEAE, PHOLCIDAE) FROM IRAQ

@inproceedings{Baker2019FIRSTRO,
  title={FIRST RECORD OF THE CELLAR SPIDER GENUS NITA HUBER \& EL-HENNAWY, 2007 (ARANEAE, PHOLCIDAE) FROM IRAQ},
  author={Ishraq Mohammed Baker and Hayder Ali and Hula Y. Fadhil},
  year={2019}
}
The current study presents the cellar spiders genus Nita Huber & El-Hennawy, 2007 (Araneae, Pholcidae) as the first record for Iraq spider fauna, this genus represented by the species Nita elsaff Huber & El-Hennawy, 2007 were identified based on morphological characteristics and DNA sequence data. A short morphological description is also presented for cellar spiders listed in Iraq; including this species in addition to Artema Atlanta Walckenaer, 1837. 
Taxonomical Study of Spiders (Order, Araneae) from Different Localities of Iraq
TLDR
This study represents the first molecular and morphological work on spiders of Iraq with specimens collected from different localities in seven provinces during June 2018-July 2019 in different climate conditions and identified eight families representing 17 genera and nine species.