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 491 222
Algeria 667 273
Andorra 207 123
Armenia 148 92
Austria 1035 349
Azerbaijan 709 272
Belarus 481 220
Belgium 743 304
Bosnia and Herzegovina 171 105
Bulgaria 1044 338
Croatia 764 280
Cyprus 430 227
Czechia 892 336
Denmark 559 251
Egypt 372 195
Estonia 528 229
Faroe Islands 90 62
Finland 657 271
France 1603 438
France / Corsica 565 254
Georgia 609 247
Germany 1011 361
Greece 1181 349
Greece / Crete 448 229
Hungary 816 312
Iceland 85 60
Ireland 415 210
Italy 1557 426
Italy / Sardinia 518 245
Italy / Sicily 425 199
Kosovo 108 75
Latvia 502 211
Libya 291 150
Liechtenstein 532 235
Lithuania 476 209
Luxembourg 116 76
Malta 144 107
Moldova 293 148
Montenegro 673 277
Morocco 386 187
Netherlands 646 270
North Macedonia 820 280
Northern Ireland 263 144
Norway 637 270
Poland 847 325
Portugal 829 299
Romania 1009 330
Russia, Central 684 266
Russia, Eastern 848 293
Russia, Franz Jozef Land 2 2
Russia, Kaliningrad Region 215 127
Russia, Northern 603 235
Russia, Novaya Zemlya 23 15
Russia, Southern 974 321
Russia, Western 447 198
Serbia 734 289
Slovakia 955 335
Slovenia 758 296
Spain 1317 390
Spain / Balearic Islands 315 178
Svalbard 19 14
Sweden 738 289
Switzerland 1002 348
Tunisia 330 187
Turkey (Asia) 1037 336
Turkey (Europe) 303 179
Ukraine 1074 352
United Kingdom 683 286
Total count for countries with several regions
Denmark (political) 578 259
France (political) 1711 443
Greece (political) 1284 362
Italy (political) 1699 437
Norway (political) 641 270
Russia (political) 1484 420
Spain (political) 1382 392
Turkey (political) 1075 345
United Kingdom (political) 683 286