Fomichev A.A.1, Marusik Yu.M.2 2020. The first record of the spider subfamily Urocteinae Thorell, 1869 (Aranei: Oecobiidae) in Tajikistan // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.29. No.2: 235–238 [in English].

1 Altai State University, Lenina Pr., 61, Barnaul, RF-656049, Russia. E-mail:

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

doi: 10.15298/arthsel.29.2.08

ABSTRACT: The female of a poorly known species, Uroctea grossa Roewer, 1960, is redescribed based on newly collected material from Tajikistan. The genus Uroctea Dufour, 1820 and the subfamily Urocteinae Thorell, 1869 are recorded from Tajikistan for the first time, and the new record represents the northeasternmost locality of the species’ range. Digital photographs (including the first illustration of the vulva) and a map of distribution records of U. grossa are provided.

KEY WORDS: Araneae, Central Asia, Hissar Mt. Range, new record.

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