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Published: 2017-04-26
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A survey of East Palaearctic Gnaphosidae (Araneae). 8. New data on Berlandina and Gnaphosa from Mongolia

Altai State University, Lenina Pr., 61, Barnaul, RF-656049, Russia Russia.
Institute for Biological Problems of the North RAS, Portovaya Str. 18, Magadan 685000, Russia. Department of Zoology & Entomology, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, 9300, South Africa Zoological Museum, University of Turku, FI-20014, Turku, Finland
Araneae Aranei ground spiders Mongolia new species new synonymy new records


Two new species: Berlandina litvinovi sp. n. and Gnaphosa zonsteini sp. n. are described based on both sexes from Western Mongolia. The females of Berlandina koponeni Marusik, Fomichev & Omelko, 2014 and Berlandina nakonechnyi Marusik, Fomichev & Omelko, 2014 are described for the first time. Gnaphosa ustyuzhanini Fomichev, Marusik & Omelko, 2013, known from males, is synonymized with Gnaphosa rasnitsyni Marusik, 1993, known from females. Berlandina koponeni is recorded from China for the first time. Descriptions, illustrations and a map of distribution records are provided.



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