Fomichev A.A.1, Marusik Yu.M.2, Omelko M.M.3 2013. A new species of Gnaphosa Latreille, 1804 (Aranei: Gnaphosidae) from Western Mongolia // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.22. No.2: 153–156 [in English].

1 Novosibirsk State Pedagogical University, Vilyuiskaya 28, Novosibirsk 630126, Russia; Institute of Systematics and Ecology of Animals, SB RAS, Frunze str., 11, Novosibirsk 91, 630091, Russia. E-mail:

2 Institute for Biological Problems of the North, Portovaya Str. 18, Magadan 685000 Russia. E-mail:

3 Gornotaezhnaya Station FEB RAS, Gornotaezhnoe Vil., Ussuriysk Dist., Primorski Krai 692533 Russia; Far Eastern Federal University, Sukhanova 8, Vladivostok 690950 Russia. E-mail:

KEY WORDS: spider, new species, Palaearctic, Mongolia.

ABSTRACT. A new species of ground spider, Gnaphosa ustyuzhanini sp.n. is described based on two males from western Mongolia. The new species belongs to the muscorum group and can be easily differentiated from other species within the group by the shape of the tibial and median apophyses and also by the shape of the embolus.

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