Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Gnaphosa  Latreille, 1804   69 species

Gnaphosa steppica  Ovtsharenko, Platnick & Song, 1992

Description
Male

Embolus long, curved, with sharp tubercle basally. Retrolateral tibial apophysis wide at tip.

Body length male: 6.6 mm
Female

Lateral epigynal margins long.

Body length female: 8.2 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Turkey, Caucasus, Ukraine, Russia (Europe to South Siberia), Kazakhstan, Iran
Figures
Distribution List
Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2020) ||| Russia, Eastern   (no references) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2020) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2019) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019) |||
References

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2019 [last updated 1 June 2019], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info pdf

Otto S (2020) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 03.2020. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Ovtsharenko V I, Platnick N I, Song D X (1992) A review of the North Asian ground spiders of the genus Gnaphosa (Araneae, Gnaphosidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 212: 1-88 pdf

Polchaninova N Y, Prokopenko E V (2013) Catalogue of the spiders (Arachnida, Aranei) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arthropoda Selecta (Suppl.) 2: 1-268 pdf

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (03.01.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Zamani A, Dimitrov D, Weiss I, Alimohammadi S, Rafiei-Jahed R, Esyunin S L, Moradmand M, Chatzaki M, Marusik Y M (2020c) New data on the spider fauna of Iran (Arachnida: Araneae), part VII. Arachnology 18: 569-591 pdf

Updates
02-11-2020 Image insert
25-04-2015 Distribution update Detail