A new species of Lathys from Turkey (Araneae, Dictynidae)

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ÖZKÜTÜK R. S., Marusik Y. M., Elverici M., Kunt K. B.

ZOOKEYS, vol.2016, no.632, pp.35-45, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 2016 Issue: 632
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.3897/zookeys.632.10130
  • Journal Name: ZOOKEYS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.35-45
  • Keywords: Aranei, Asia, Central Anatolia, meshweb spiders, SPIDER FAUNA, CRIMEA, SIMON
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


A new species, Lathys ankaraensis sp. n., is described based on the material collected in the Central Anatolia. The new species belongs to the humilis-group. Habitus, as well as copulatory organs of both sexes, are described and illustrated by means of line drawings and digital and SEM photographs. A key for the four Lathys species known in Turkey is also provided.