Marusik Yu.M.1, Omelko M.M.2, Koponen S.3 2017. First record of Diphya wulingensis Yu, Zhang et Omelko, 2014 (Aranei: Tetragnathidae) in Russia // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.26. No.2: 139–144 [in English].

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

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

3 Zoological Museum, Biodiversity Unit, FI-20014 University of Turku, Finland.

KEY WORDS: Araneae, Diphyinae, Metainae, Tetragnathinae, redescription, China, Maritime Province, distribution.

ABSTRACT. A previous record of Diphya sp. from the Russian Far East is found to refer to Diphya wulingensis Yu, Zhang et Omelko, 2014, the northernmost species of the genus. The species is redescribed and illustrated, and its copulatory organs are described in detail. Distribution records of the species are provided on a map, and the taxonomic position of Diphya and its relationships to other species are briefly discussed.

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