Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Gnaphosa  Latreille, 1804   69 species

Gnaphosa ukrainica  Ovtsharenko, Platnick & Song, 1992


Embolus broad, sharply pointed apically. Epigyne with squared anterior part, median part narrow.

Colouration pale yellow-grey. Chelicerae and Scutum light yellow-brown. Female without scutum.

Body length male: 4.6 mm
Body length female: 5.1 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Ukraine, Russia (Europe to Central Asia), Iran, Turkmenistan
Distribution List
Russia, Southern   (no references) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019) |||

Azarkina G N, Lyubechanskii I I, Trilikauskas L A, Dudko R Y, Bespalov A N, Mordkovich V G (2018a) A check-list and zoogeographic analysis of the spider fauna (Arachnida: Aranei) of Novosibirsk Area (West Siberia, Russia). Arthropoda Selecta 27: 73-93 pdf

Kovblyuk M M (2005a) The spider genus Gnaphosa Latreille, 1804 in the Crimea (Aranei: Gnaphosidae). Arthropoda Selecta 14: 133-152 pdf

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, 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 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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