A New Record and а Taxonomic Review with Checklist of Wolf Spiders (Araneae, Lycosidae) from Iraq

Keywords: Araneae, Lycosidae, new record, Iraq, Thi-Qar


The material in the present study was collected from two agricultural regions in Thi-Qar and Basrah Provinces, southern Iraq. Pardosa roscai (Roewer, 1951) was recorded for the first time from Thi Qar Province in Iraq. А list of wolf spiders (Araneae: Lycosidae) from Iraq is presented. In addition, a map of the areas, with a taxonomic review and confirmation of five species of wolf spiders is given, with photographs of palp and epigyne of several species, which were not published in previous studies.


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How to Cite
Al-Yacoub, G. A. A., & Najim, S. A. (2023). A New Record and а Taxonomic Review with Checklist of Wolf Spiders (Araneae, Lycosidae) from Iraq. Zoodiversity, 57(5). https://doi.org/10.15407/zoo2023.05.383
Fauna and Systematics