Europe - Species numbers

The distribution of spider species numbers in Europe follows the common situation of high species diversity in the Mediterranean part and lower species numbers towards North. In addition, low species numbers such as in Portugal, many Balkan countries, Greece and Turkey probably indicate research gaps.
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Tabular data

Country / region Number of species Number of genera
Albania 569 235
Algeria 689 279
Andorra 214 124
Armenia 149 93
Austria 1035 345
Azerbaijan 718 271
Belarus 481 217
Belgium 740 301
Bosnia and Herzegovina 178 108
Bulgaria 1046 335
Croatia 765 279
Cyprus 431 228
Czechia 893 333
Denmark 560 249
Egypt 378 195
Estonia 528 226
Faroe Islands 90 62
Finland 657 268
France 1606 436
France / Corsica 565 253
Georgia 613 247
Germany 1013 357
Greece 1182 347
Greece / Crete 449 229
Hungary 813 310
Iceland 84 60
Ireland 415 210
Italy 1576 425
Italy / Sardinia 522 246
Italy / Sicily 425 200
Kosovo 107 74
Latvia 502 208
Libya 294 151
Liechtenstein 531 230
Lithuania 476 206
Luxembourg 492 228
Malta 144 107
Moldova 293 148
Montenegro 673 275
Morocco 417 191
Netherlands 645 268
North Macedonia 819 277
Northern Ireland 264 145
Norway 637 267
Poland 848 322
Portugal 851 299
Romania 1010 327
Russia, Central 689 263
Russia, Eastern 849 289
Russia, Franz Jozef Land 2 2
Russia, Kaliningrad Region 215 127
Russia, Northern 607 232
Russia, Novaya Zemlya 23 13
Russia, Southern 976 319
Russia, Western 448 196
Serbia 734 287
Slovakia 953 332
Slovenia 757 294
Spain 1372 398
Spain / Balearic Islands 341 189
Svalbard 18 14
Sweden 738 286
Switzerland 1007 344
Tunisia 333 192
Turkey (Asia) 1058 338
Turkey (Europe) 301 178
Ukraine 1072 348
United Kingdom 682 283
Total count for countries with several regions
Denmark (political) 579 257
France (political) 1713 441
Greece (political) 1287 360
Italy (political) 1715 436
Norway (political) 641 267
Russia (political) 1488 418
Spain (political) 1432 400
Turkey (political) 1092 346
United Kingdom (political) 682 283