Nadolny A.A.1, Ponomarev A.V.2, Kovblyuk M.M.1, Dvadnenko K.V.2 2012. New data on Pisaura novicia (Aranei: Pisauridae) from eastern Europe // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.21. No.3: 255–267 [in English].

1 Zoology Department, V.I. Vernadsky Taurida National University, Yaltinskaya str. 4, Simferopol 95007, Ukraine. E-mail:;

2 Institute of Arid Zones, South Scientific Centre RAS, Chekhov str. 41, Rostov-on-Don 344006, Russia. E-mail:

KEY WORDS: Pisauridae, Pisaura, new records, redescriptions, spatial distribution, phenology.

ABSTRACT. Pisaura novicia (L. Koch, 1878) is found in Ukraine for the first time; it is also recorded from the southeastern regions of European Russia and Abkhazia. Illustrated redescriptions and diagnoses of P. novicia and P. mirabilis (Clerck, 1757) are provided. Spatial distribution and seasonal dynamics of activity of both species in the Crimea are given.

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