A new species of Lathys from Turkey (Araneae, Dictynidae)

ÖZKÜTÜK R. S. , Marusik Y. M. , Elverici M. , Kunt K. B.

ZOOKEYS, no.632, pp.35-45, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.3897/zookeys.632.10130
  • Title of Journal : ZOOKEYS
  • Page Numbers: pp.35-45


A new species, Lathys ankaraensis sp. n., is described based on the material collected in the Central Anatolia. The new species belongs to the humilis-group. Habitus, as well as copulatory organs of both sexes, are described and illustrated by means of line drawings and digital and SEM photographs. A key for the four Lathys species known in Turkey is also provided.