Scientific Research and Essays

  • Abbreviation: Sci. Res. Essays
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1992-2248
  • DOI: 10.5897/SRE
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2733

Short Communication

Phaeocedus is a new genus of ground spider (Araneae, Gnaphosidae) in Turkey

Osman SEYYAR1*, Hakan DEMİR2, Aydın TOPÇU2 and Abdulkadir TAŞDEMİR1
  1Erciyes University, Science and Art Faculty, Department of Biology, TR-38039 Kayseri/TURKEY. 2Niğde University, Science and Art Faculty, Department of Biology, TR-51200 Niğde/TURKEY.
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  • Article Number - 3201D4A12523
  • Vol.1(1), pp. 026-027, October 2006
  •  Accepted: 25 October 2006
  •  Published: 31 October 2006



The spider genus Phaeocedus belonging to family of Gnaphosidae is recorded from Turkey for the first time. The characteristic features are described and illustrated, and data on distribution are given.


Key words:  Gnaphosidae,  Phaeocedus,  Turkey.

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