The genus Hygrocrates Deeleman-Reinhold, 1988 (Araneae, Dysderidae) in Turkey

Kunt K. B., Yagmur E. A., Özkütük R. S., Kaya R. S.

ZOOKEYS, no.85, pp.1-16, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.3897/zookeys.85.927
  • Journal Name: ZOOKEYS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-16
  • Keywords: Dysderidae, Hygrocrates, new species, systematic key, Turkey
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


A new species, Hygrocrates deelemanus Kunt & Yagmur sp. n., is described on the basis of both sexes from the Mediterranean region of Turkey. Detailed morphological descriptions, diagnosis and figures of the copulatory organs of both Turkish species are presented. An identification key is presented for all the currently known species of Hygrocrates.