A new genus of Textricini Lehtinen, 1967 (Araneae, Agelenidae) from Anatolia

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KAYA R. S., Zamani A., Yağmur E. A., Marusik Y. M.

ZooKeys, vol.1151, pp.31-45, 2023 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 1151
  • Publication Date: 2023
  • Doi Number: 10.3897/zookeys.1151.100430
  • Journal Name: ZooKeys
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, Veterinary Science Database, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.31-45
  • Keywords: Ageleninae, Aranei, dichotomous key, new species, T?rkiye, FUNNEL-WEB SPIDERS, TEGENARIA, TURKEY, TAXONOMY, FAMILY
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Türkiye is known to have the highest diversity of the spider family Agelenidae in the Western Palaearctic and the highest diversity of the subfamily Ageleninae globally. The new agelenid genus Anatextrix gen. nov. (Ageleninae, Textricini) and its type species, A. spectabilis sp. nov. (♂♀; Mersin and Adana provinces, southern Türkiye), are described. A key to all four genera of Textricini is provided.