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 568 236
Algeria 699 281
Andorra 206 120
Armenia 149 93
Austria 1034 345
Azerbaijan 722 274
Belarus 482 217
Belgium 739 301
Bosnia and Herzegovina 179 108
Bulgaria 1046 336
Croatia 765 280
Cyprus 432 228
Czechia 893 333
Denmark 561 249
Egypt 378 194
Estonia 528 226
Faroe Islands 90 62
Finland 657 268
France 1603 439
France / Corsica 559 252
Georgia 615 248
Germany 1011 356
Greece 1182 348
Greece / Crete 448 229
Hungary 810 309
Iceland 84 60
Ireland 414 209
Italy 1575 426
Italy / Sardinia 522 247
Italy / Sicily 427 201
Kosovo 107 74
Latvia 502 208
Libya 295 151
Liechtenstein 531 230
Lithuania 476 206
Luxembourg 497 229
Madeira (Pt.) 1 1
Malta 145 108
Moldova 293 148
Montenegro 672 275
Morocco 423 192
Netherlands 644 268
North Macedonia 825 281
Northern Ireland 264 145
Norway 636 267
Poland 847 322
Portugal 841 299
Romania 1011 328
Russia, Central 689 263
Russia, Eastern 857 291
Russia, Franz Jozef Land 2 2
Russia, Kaliningrad Region 215 127
Russia, Northern 608 231
Russia, Novaya Zemlya 23 13
Russia, Southern 982 320
Russia, Western 447 195
Serbia 730 287
Slovakia 955 333
Slovenia 757 294
Spain 1360 399
Spain / Balearic Islands 339 188
Svalbard 18 14
Sweden 736 285
Switzerland 1008 345
Tunisia 336 193
Turkey (Asia) 1070 343
Turkey (Europe) 301 178
Ukraine 1074 349
United Kingdom 680 283
Total count for countries with several regions
Denmark (political) 580 257
France (political) 1707 444
Greece (political) 1286 361
Italy (political) 1714 437
Norway (political) 641 267
Russia (political) 1497 419
Spain (political) 1421 401
Turkey (political) 1104 350
United Kingdom (political) 680 283