Kovblyuk M.M.1, Kastrygina Z.A.1, Omelko M.M.2,3 2014. New Lathys Simon, 1884 species from Crimea (Aranei: Dictynidae) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.23. No.2: 195–198 [in English].

1 Zoology Department, V.I. Vernadsky Taurida National University, Yaltinskaya Street 4, Simferopol 95007, Ukraine. E-mail: kovblyuk@mail.ru ; zoiac_21@mail.ru 

2 Gornotaezhnaya Station FEB RAS, Gornotaezhnoe Vil., Ussuriyski Dist., Primorski krai 692533, Russia. E-mail: omelkom@gmail.com

3 Far Eastern Federal University, Sukhanova 8, Vladivostok 690950, Russia.

KEY WORDS: spiders, Lathys, new species, description, Crimea.

ABSTRACT. A new species, Lathys lehtineni sp.n., from Crimea (Ukraine) is described and illustrated. This species belongs to the L. stigmatisata-group and differs from its sibling species by its lack of an outgrowth on the male palpal patella and by its possession of small copulatory openings being spaced by about one radius in combination with a singly-coiled basal (vertical) insemination duct.

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