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The Checklists include only species with verified occurence in this country or region. Species of doubtful status are listed in the Blacklist below. Jump to this section below.

Selected Checklist: Karachay-Cherkessia (238 species)


# Family Genus Species Author
1. Pholcidae Pholcus Pholcus alticepsSpassky, 1932
2. Mimetidae Ero Ero furcata(Villers, 1789)
3. Eresidae Eresus Eresus kollariRossi, 1846
Syn. E. cinnaberinus (Petagna, 1757).
4. Theridiidae Asagena Asagena phalerata(Panzer, 1801)
5. Theridiidae Enoplognatha Enoplognatha latimanaHippa & Oksala, 1982
6. Theridiidae Enoplognatha Enoplognatha ovata(Clerck, 1757)
7. Theridiidae Neottiura Neottiura bimaculata(Linnaeus, 1767)
8. Theridiidae Parasteatoda Parasteatoda lunata(Clerck, 1757)
9. Theridiidae Phylloneta Phylloneta impressa(L. Koch, 1881)
10. Theridiidae Phylloneta Phylloneta sisyphia(Clerck, 1757)
11. Theridiidae Platnickina Platnickina tincta(Walckenaer, 1802)
12. Theridiidae Robertus Robertus lividus(Blackwall, 1836)
13. Theridiidae Robertus Robertus mediterraneusEskov, 1987
14. Theridiidae Steatoda Steatoda bipunctata(L., 1758)
15. Theridiidae Steatoda Steatoda grossa(C. L. Koch, 1838)
16. Theridiidae Theridion Theridion variansHahn, 1833
17. Linyphiidae Agyneta Agyneta affinis(Kulczynski, 1898)
Syn. A. beata (O. P.-Cambridge, 1906).
18. Linyphiidae Agyneta Agyneta conigera(O. P.-Cambridge, 1863)
19. Linyphiidae Agyneta Agyneta ramosaJackson, 1912
20. Linyphiidae Agyneta Agyneta rurestris(C. L. Koch, 1836)
Meioneta rurestris
21. Linyphiidae Agyneta Agyneta simplicitarsis(Simon, 1884)
Syn. Meioneta simplicitarsis
22. Linyphiidae Alioranus Alioranus diclivitalisTanasevitch, 1990
23. Linyphiidae Araeoncus Araeoncus caucasicusTanasevitch, 1987
24. Linyphiidae Araeoncus Araeoncus galeriformis(Tanasevitch, 1987)
25. Linyphiidae Asthenargus Asthenargus caucasicusTanasevitch, 1987
26. Linyphiidae Bolyphantes Bolyphantes alticeps(Sundevall, 1833)
27. Linyphiidae Bolyphantes Bolyphantes lamellarisTanasevitch, 1990
28. Linyphiidae Centromerus Centromerus capucinus(Simon 1884)
29. Linyphiidae Centromerus Centromerus minorTanasevitch, 1990
30. Linyphiidae Centromerus Centromerus sylvaticus(Blackwall, 1841)
31. Linyphiidae Ceratinella Ceratinella brevipes(Westring, 1851)
32. Linyphiidae Ceratinella Ceratinella brevis(Wider, 1834)
33. Linyphiidae Ceratinella Ceratinella scabrosa(O. P.-Cambridge, 1871)
34. Linyphiidae Dicymbium Dicymbium nigrum(Blackwall, 1834)
35. Linyphiidae Diplocephalus Diplocephalus latifrons(O. P.-Cambridge, 1863)
36. Linyphiidae Diplocephalus Diplocephalus picinus(Blackwall, 1841)
37. Linyphiidae Diplostyla Diplostyla concolor(Wider, 1834)
38. Linyphiidae Drapetisca Drapetisca socialis(Sundevall, 1833)
39. Linyphiidae Entelecara Entelecara acuminata(Wider, 1834)
40. Linyphiidae Erigone Erigone dentigeraO. P.-Cambridge, 1874
Syn. E. capra Simon, 1884.
41. Linyphiidae Erigone Erigone dentipalpis(Wider, 1834)
42. Linyphiidae Frontinellina Frontinellina frutetorum(C. L. Koch, 1834)
43. Linyphiidae Gonatium Gonatium rubens(Blackwall, 1833)
44. Linyphiidae Gongylidiellum Gongylidiellum latebricola(O. P.-Cambridge, 1871)
45. Linyphiidae Gongylidiellum Gongylidiellum vivum(O. P.-Cambridge, 1875)
All records of G. murcidum in the Caucasus seem to be misidentified specimens of G. vivum.
46. Linyphiidae Gongylidium Gongylidium rufipes(Linnaeus, 1758)
47. Linyphiidae Improphantes Improphantes improbulus(Simon, 1929)
48. Linyphiidae Incestophantes Incestophantes amotus(Tanasevitch, 1990)
49. Linyphiidae Lepthyphantes Lepthyphantes leprosus(Ohlert, 1865)
50. Linyphiidae Linyphia Linyphia hortensisSundevall, 1830
51. Linyphiidae Linyphia Linyphia triangularis(Clerck, 1757)
52. Linyphiidae Macrargus Macrargus carpenteri(O. P.-Cambridge, 1894)
53. Linyphiidae Mansuphantes Mansuphantes ovalis(Tanasevitch, 1987)
54. Linyphiidae Maso Maso sundevalli(Westring, 1851)
55. Linyphiidae Mecynargus Mecynargus foveatus
56. Linyphiidae Metopobactrus Metopobactrus prominulus(O. P.-Cambridge, 1872)
57. Linyphiidae Micrargus Micrargus herbigradus(Blackwall, 1854)
58. Linyphiidae Microlinyphia Microlinyphia pusilla(Sundevall, 1830)
59. Linyphiidae Microneta Microneta viaria(Blackwall, 1841)
60. Linyphiidae Mughiphantes Mughiphantes cornutus(Schenkel, 1927)
61. Linyphiidae Neriene Neriene emphana(Walckenaer, 1842)
62. Linyphiidae Neriene Neriene peltata(Wider, 1834)
63. Linyphiidae Obscuriphantes Obscuriphantes obscurus(Blackwall, 1841)
64. Linyphiidae Oedothorax Oedothorax apicatus(Blackwall, 1850)
65. Linyphiidae Oreoneta Oreoneta frigida(Thorell, 1872)
66. Linyphiidae Oreoneta Oreoneta tatrica(Kulczynski, 1915)
67. Linyphiidae Palliduphantes Palliduphantes khobarum(Charitonov, 1947)
68. Linyphiidae Piniphantes Piniphantes pinicola(Simon, 1884)
69. Linyphiidae Pocadicnemis Pocadicnemis pumila(Blackwall, 1841)
70. Linyphiidae Poeciloneta Poeciloneta variegata(Blackwall, 1841)
71. Linyphiidae Porrhomma Porrhomma montanumJackson, 1913
72. Linyphiidae Porrhomma Porrhomma pygmaeum(Blackwall, 1834)
73. Linyphiidae Russocampus Russocampus polchaninovaeTanasevitch, 2004
74. Linyphiidae Scotinotylus Scotinotylus evansi(O. P.-Cambridge, 1894)
75. Linyphiidae Silometopus Silometopus elegans(O. P.-Cambridge, 1872)
76. Linyphiidae Silometopus Silometopus incurvatus(O. P.-Cambridge, 1872)
77. Linyphiidae Stemonyphantes Stemonyphantes lineatus(Linnaeus, 1758)
78. Linyphiidae Tapinocyboides Tapinocyboides pygmaeus(Menge, 1869)
79. Linyphiidae Tenuiphantes Tenuiphantes aequalis(Tanasevitch, 1987)
80. Linyphiidae Tenuiphantes Tenuiphantes contortus(Tanasevitch, 1986)
81. Linyphiidae Tenuiphantes Tenuiphantes cristatus(Menge, 1866)
82. Linyphiidae Tenuiphantes Tenuiphantes mengei(Kulczynski, 1887)
T. mengei can easily be confused with T. perseus (cf. Tanasevitch 2009).
83. Linyphiidae Tenuiphantes Tenuiphantes morosus(Tanasevitch, 1987)
84. Linyphiidae Tenuiphantes Tenuiphantes perseus(van Helsdingen, 1977)
T. perseus can easily be confused with T. mengei (cf. Tanasevitch 2009).
85. Linyphiidae Tenuiphantes Tenuiphantes teberdaensisTanasevitch, 2010
86. Linyphiidae Trichoncus Trichoncus hispidosusTanasevitch, 1990
87. Linyphiidae Trichopterna Trichopterna cito(O. P.-Cambridge, 1872)
88. Linyphiidae Troglohyphantes Troglohyphantes adjaricusTanasevitch, 1986
89. Linyphiidae Walckenaeria Walckenaeria alticeps(Denis, 1952)
90. Linyphiidae Walckenaeria Walckenaeria atrotibialis(O. P.-Cambridge, 1878)
91. Linyphiidae Walckenaeria Walckenaeria cucullata(C. L. Koch, 1836)
92. Linyphiidae Walckenaeria Walckenaeria monoceros(Wider, 1834)
93. Linyphiidae Walckenaeria Walckenaeria nudipalpis(Westring, 1851)
94. Tetragnathidae Metellina Metellina mengei(Blackwall, 1869)
95. Tetragnathidae Metellina Metellina merianae(Scopoli, 1763)
96. Tetragnathidae Metellina Metellina segmentata(Clerck, 1757)
97. Tetragnathidae Tetragnatha Tetragnatha dearmataThorell, 1873
98. Tetragnathidae Tetragnatha Tetragnatha extensa(L., 1758)
99. Tetragnathidae Tetragnatha Tetragnatha montanaSimon, 1874
100. Tetragnathidae Tetragnatha Tetragnatha nigritaLendl., 1886
101. Tetragnathidae Tetragnatha Tetragnatha pinicolaL. Koch, 1870
102. Araneidae Aculepeira Aculepeira ceropegia(Walckenaer, 1802)
Some records in Abdurakhmanov & Alieva (2009, 2011) are misidentifications (see A. armida).
103. Araneidae Aculepeira Aculepeira talishia(Zavadsky, 1902)
104. Araneidae Araneus Araneus angulatusClerck, 1757
105. Araneidae Araneus Araneus diadematusClerck, 1757
106. Araneidae Araneus Araneus marmoreusClerck, 1757
107. Araneidae Araneus Araneus quadratusClerck, 1757
108. Araneidae Araneus Araneus sturmi(Hahn, 1831)
109. Araneidae Araniella Araniella alpica(L. Koch, 1869)
110. Araneidae Araniella Araniella cucurbitina(Clerck, 1757)
111. Araneidae Araniella Araniella opisthographa(Kulczynski, 1905)
very similar species from NW Iran: A. mithra (cf. Zamani et al. 2020)
112. Araneidae Argiope Argiope bruennichi(Scopoli, 1772)
113. Araneidae Cercidia Cercidia prominens(Westring, 1851)
114. Araneidae Cyclosa Cyclosa conica(Pallas, 1772)
115. Araneidae Hypsosinga Hypsosinga albovittata(Westring, 1851)
116. Araneidae Larinioides Larinioides cornutus(Clerck, 1757)
117. Araneidae Nuctenea Nuctenea umbratica(Clerck, 1757)
118. Araneidae Zygiella Zygiella montana(C. L. Koch, 1834)
Syn. Parazygiella montana
119. Lycosidae Alopecosa Alopecosa fabrilis(Clerck, 1757)
120. Lycosidae Alopecosa Alopecosa farinosa(Herman, 1879)
Syn. A. accentuata (Latreille, 1817)
121. Lycosidae Alopecosa Alopecosa pulverulenta(Clerck, 1757)
122. Lycosidae Alopecosa Alopecosa taeniopus(Kulczynski, 1895)
123. Lycosidae Alopecosa Alopecosa trabalis(Clerck, 1757)
124. Lycosidae Arctosa Arctosa leopardus(Sundevall, 1833)
125. Lycosidae Pardosa Pardosa abagensisOvtsharenko, 1979
126. Lycosidae Pardosa Pardosa agrestis(Westring, 1861)
127. Lycosidae Pardosa Pardosa amentata(Clerck, 1757)
128. Lycosidae Pardosa Pardosa aquilaBuchar & Thaler 1998
129. Lycosidae Pardosa Pardosa azerifalcataMarusik, Guseinov & Koponen, 2003
130. Lycosidae Pardosa Pardosa buchariOvtsharenko, 1979
131. Lycosidae Pardosa Pardosa caucasicaOvtsharenko, 1979
132. Lycosidae Pardosa Pardosa incertaNosek, 1905
133. Lycosidae Pardosa Pardosa lugubris(Walckenaer, 1802)
134. Lycosidae Pardosa Pardosa nebulosa(Thorell, 1872)
135. Lycosidae Pardosa Pardosa paludicola(Clerck, 1757)
136. Lycosidae Pardosa Pardosa paracolchicaZyuzin & Logunov, 2000
137. Lycosidae Pardosa Pardosa prativaga(L. Koch, 1870)
138. Lycosidae Pardosa Pardosa schenkeliLessert, 1904
139. Lycosidae Pardosa Pardosa taseviBuchar, 1968
140. Lycosidae Piratula Piratula hygrophila(Thorell, 1872)
141. Lycosidae Piratula Piratula latitans(Blackwall, 1841)
142. Lycosidae Trochosa Trochosa spinipalpis(F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1895)
143. Lycosidae Trochosa Trochosa terricolaThorell, 1856
144. Lycosidae Xerolycosa Xerolycosa miniata(L. Koch, 1834)
145. Lycosidae Xerolycosa Xerolycosa nemoralis(Westring, 1861)
146. Pisauridae Pisaura Pisaura mirabilis(Clerck, 1757)
Compare with P. novicia, some records are based on misidentified material.
147. Pisauridae Pisaura Pisaura novicia(L. Koch, 1878)
148. Agelenidae Eratigena Tegenaria agrestis(Walckenaer, 1802)
Syn. Tegenaria agrestis
149. Agelenidae Pireneitega Pireneitega ovtchinnikoviKovblyuk et al., 2013
Earlier misident. as P. segestriformis in Western Caucasus, cf. Kovblyuk et al. (2013: 72).
150. Agelenidae Tegenaria Tegenaria abchasicaCharitonov, 1941
151. Agelenidae Tegenaria Tegenaria domestica(Clerck, 1757)
152. Cybaeidae Cryphoeca Cryphoeca silvicola(C. L. Koch, 1834)
153. Dictynidae Archaeodictyna Archaeodictyna consecuta(O. P.-Cambridge, 1872)
See also Emblyna annulipes.
154. Dictynidae Dictyna Dictyna arundinacea(L., 1758)
155. Dictynidae Dictyna Dictyna uncinataThorell, 1856
156. Amaurobiidae Amaurobius Amaurobius fenestralis(StrŲm, 1768)
157. Titanoecidae Titanoeca Titanoeca tristisL. Koch, 1872
158. Cheiracanthiidae Cheiracanthium Cheiracanthium erraticum(Walck., 1802)
159. Miturgidae Zora Zora alpinaKulczynski, 1915
160. Miturgidae Zora Zora manicataSimon, 1878
161. Miturgidae Zora Zora silvestrisKulczynski, 1897
162. Anyphaenidae Anyphaena Anyphaena accentuata(Walckenaer, 1802)
163. Phrurolithidae Phrurolithus Phrurolithus festivus(C. L. Koch, 1835)
164. Clubionidae Clubiona Clubiona caucasicaMikhailov & Otto, 2017
This species can easily be confused with C. caerulescens, which probably does not occur in the Caucasus.
165. Clubionidae Clubiona Clubiona diversaO. P.-Cambridge, 1862
166. Clubionidae Clubiona Clubiona golovatchiMikhailov, 1990
See also C. mazandaranica.
167. Clubionidae Clubiona Clubiona lutescensWestring, 1851
168. Clubionidae Clubiona Clubiona neglectaO. P.-Cambridge, 1862
169. Clubionidae Clubiona Clubiona pallidula(Clerck, 1757)
170. Clubionidae Clubiona Clubiona pseudoneglectaWunderlich, 1994
171. Clubionidae Clubiona Clubiona pseudosimilisMikhailov, 1990
172. Clubionidae Clubiona Clubiona similisC. L. Koch, 1867
see comment in Martynovchenko & Mikhailov 2014: 359 on Cl. frisia.
173. Clubionidae Clubiona Clubiona stagnatilisKulcz., 1897
174. Gnaphosidae Callilepis Callilepis nocturna(Linnaeus, 1758)
175. Gnaphosidae Drassodes Drassodes dagestanusPonomarev & Alieva, 2008
176. Gnaphosidae Drassodes Drassodes lapidosus(Walckenaer, 1802)
177. Gnaphosidae Drassodes Drassodes pubescens(Thorell, 1856)
178. Gnaphosidae Drassyllus Drassyllus pusillus(C. L. Koch, 1833)
179. Gnaphosidae Gnaphosa Gnaphosa caucasicaOvtsharenko et al., 1992
The record of G. caucasica from Lagodekhi in Mcheidze 1997 actually refers to G. mcheidzeae (Mcheidze, 1997).
180. Gnaphosidae Gnaphosa Gnaphosa leporina(L. Koch, 1866)
181. Gnaphosidae Gnaphosa Gnaphosa lugubris(C. L. Koch, 1839)
182. Gnaphosidae Gnaphosa Gnaphosa montana(L. Koch, 1866)
183. Gnaphosidae Haplodrassus Haplodrassus caucasiusPonomarev & Dvadnenko, 2013
Close to H. silvestris (cf. Ponomarev & Dvadnenko, 2013).
184. Gnaphosidae Haplodrassus Haplodrassus signifer(C. L. Koch, 1839)
185. Gnaphosidae Kishidaia Kishidaia conspicua(L. Koch, 1866)
186. Gnaphosidae Micaria Micaria albovittata(Lucas, 1846)
187. Gnaphosidae Micaria Micaria fulgens(Walckenaer, 1802)
188. Gnaphosidae Micaria Micaria kopetdaghensisMikhailov, 1984
189. Gnaphosidae Parasyrisca Parasyrisca balcaricaOvtsharenko, Platnick & Marusik, 1995
190. Gnaphosidae Parasyrisca Parasyrisca caucasicaOvtsharenko, Platnick & Marusik, 1995
191. Gnaphosidae Phaeocedus Phaeocedus braccatus(L. Koch, 1866)
192. Gnaphosidae Poecilochroa Poecilochroa variana(C. L. Koch, 1839)
193. Gnaphosidae Zelotes Zelotes erebeus(Thorell, 1871)
Z. erebeus in Mcheidze (1997) is a misidentification of Z. khostensis, possibly also in other publications.
194. Gnaphosidae Zelotes Zelotes fuscus(Thorell, 1875)
Syn. Z. kukushkini Kovblyuk, 2006
195. Gnaphosidae Zelotes Zelotes gallicusSimon, 1914
196. Gnaphosidae Zelotes Zelotes khostensisKovblyuk & Ponomarev, 2008
197. Gnaphosidae Zelotes Zelotes latreillei(Simon, 1878)
198. Gnaphosidae Zelotes Zelotes petrensis(C. L. Koch, 1839)
199. Sparassidae Micrommata Micrommata virescens(Clerck, 1757)
Compare M. virescens and M. ligurina in Bayram & ÷zdag (2002).
200. Philodromidae Philodromus Philodromus aureolus(Clerck, 1757)
All records of P. aureolus in Azerbaijan are probably misidentifications (cf. Logunov & Huseynov, 2008:122,128).
201. Philodromidae Philodromus Philodromus cespitum(Walckenaer, 1802)
The record of P. cespitum in Dunin (1989) in Azerbaijan is probably based on a misidentification (cf. Logunov & Huseynov, 2008:128).
202. Philodromidae Philodromus Philodromus collinusC. L. Koch, 1835
203. Philodromidae Philodromus Philodromus emarginatus(Schrank, 1803)
204. Philodromidae Philodromus Philodromus margaritatus(Clerck, 1757)
205. Philodromidae Thanatus Thanatus formicinus(Clerck, 1757)
All records of T. formicinus in Azerbaijan are probably misidentifications (cf. Logunov & Huseynov, 2008:129) and should be refered to as T. sabulosus.
206. Philodromidae Thanatus Thanatus striatusC. L. Koch, 1845
207. Philodromidae Tibellus Tibellus oblongus(Walckenaer, 1802)
208. Thomisidae Bassaniodes Bassaniodes robustus(Hahn, 1832)
Syn. Xysticus robustus
209. Thomisidae Diaea Diaea dorsata(Fabricius, 1777)
210. Thomisidae Misumena Misumena vatia(Clerck, 1757)
211. Thomisidae Ozyptila Ozyptila atomaria(Panzer, 1801)
212. Thomisidae Ozyptila Ozyptila claveata(Walckenaer, 1837)
213. Thomisidae Ozyptila Ozyptila orientalis balkaricaOvtsharenko, 1979
Marusik (2008) resurrected O. o. balkarica to subspecies status with a distribution in the Caucasus Major. Ozyptila o. orientalis Kulczynski, 1926 is distributed from the Altai eastwards and Ozyptila o. basegica Esyunin, 1992 occurs in the Urals only.
214. Thomisidae Ozyptila Ozyptila trux(Blackwall, 1846)
215. Thomisidae Psammitis Psammitis ninnii(Thorell, 1872)
Syn. Xysticus ninnii
216. Thomisidae Xysticus Xysticus atevsOvtsharenko, 1979
217. Thomisidae Xysticus Xysticus audax(Schrank, 1803)
218. Thomisidae Xysticus Xysticus bacurianensisMkheidze, 1971
219. Thomisidae Xysticus Xysticus cristatus(Clerck, 1757)
220. Thomisidae Xysticus Xysticus gallicusSimon, 1875
221. Thomisidae Xysticus Xysticus kochiThorell, 1872
Subspecies X. kochi abchasicus Mcheidze et Utochkin, 1971 might be a separate species (cf. Kovblyuk et al. 2011: 51).
222. Thomisidae Xysticus Xysticus luctatorL. Koch, 1870
223. Thomisidae Xysticus Xysticus spasskyiUtochkin, 1968
Syn. X. umbrinus Utochkin, 1968.
224. Thomisidae Xysticus Xysticus ukrainicusUtochkin, 1968
225. Salticidae Attulus Attulus goricusOvtsharenko, 1978
Syn. Sitticus goricus
226. Salticidae Attulus Attulus saltator(Simon, 1868)
Syn. Sitticus saltator
227. Salticidae Chalcoscirtus Chalcoscirtus pseudoinfimusOvtsharenko, 1978
228. Salticidae Evarcha Evarcha arcuata(Clerck, 1757)
229. Salticidae Evarcha Evarcha laetabunda(C. L. Koch, 1846)
230. Salticidae Heliophanus Heliophanus cupreus(Walckenaer, 1802)
231. Salticidae Heliophanus Heliophanus dubiusC. L. Koch, 1835
232. Salticidae Heliophanus Heliophanus flavipes(Hahn, 1832)
233. Salticidae Neon Neon reticulatus(Blackwall, 1853)
234. Salticidae Philaeus Philaeus chrysops(Poda, 1761)
235. Salticidae Phlegra Phlegra fasciata(Hahn, 1826)
236. Salticidae Pseudeuophrys Pseudeuophrys lanigera(Simon, 1871)
237. Salticidae Synageles Synageles venator(Lucas, 1836)
238. Salticidae Talavera Talavera aequipes(O. P.-Cambridge, 1871)

Country Blacklist: Karachay-Cherkessia


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