New data on spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Iraq

  title={New data on spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Iraq},
  author={Alexander A. Fomichev and Yuri M Marusik and Seppo Koponen},
  journal={Zoology in the Middle East},
  pages={329 - 339}
Until recently only 33 species of spiders had been known from Iraq. New material collected in northern Iraq reveals 20 species, 13 genera and six families new to the country. One species, Pterotricha arzhantsevi sp. n. is described as new to science. Comparative figures are provided for seven species; the 54 species currently known from Iraq are listed and their occurrence in neighbouring Iran and Turkey is shown.… 
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