Gnaphosidae  Banks, 1892 / Synaphosus  Platnick & Shadab, 1980   8 species

Synaphosus shirin  Ovtsharenko, Levy & Platnick, 1994

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Global distribution (WSC 2023): Cyprus, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Iran
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Azerbaijan   (Ponomarev et al., 2019b) ||| Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2020b; Danışman et al., 2023b) |||

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Hadjiconstantis M, Komnenov M, Bosselaers J, Huber S, McCowan D, Snazell R, Decae A, Zoumides C, Kielhorn K-H, Oger P (2019c) Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian Arachnological Society 34, Suppl. 1: 1-173 pdf

Chatzaki M, Russell-Smith A (2017) New species and new records of ground spiders (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) from Cyprus. Zootaxa 4329: 237-255 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S, Coşar İ (2023b) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2023 [last updated 17 July 2023], online at pdf

Danışman T, Mamay M, Sabuncu Y (2020b) Taxonomic notes on genus Synaphosus Platnick & Shadab, 1980 (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) in Turkey. Serket 17: 127-132 pdf

Ovtsharenko V I, Levy G, Platnick N I (1994) A review of the ground spider genus Synaphosus (Araneae, Gnaphosidae). American Museum Novitates 3095: 1-27 pdf

Ponomarev A V, Snegovaya N Y, Shmatko V Y (2019b) Synaphosus shirin Ovtsharenko, Levi [sic] et Platnik [sic], 1994 (Gnaphosidae) and Holocnemus pluchei (Scopoli, 1763) (Pholcidae) – two new species of spiders (Aranei) in the fauna of the Caucasus. Caucasian Entomological Bulletin 15: 233-235 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (25.10.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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