Redescription of the Caucasian SpeciesGeolycosa charitonovi(Mcheidze, 1997) (Araneae: Lycosidae), with the First Description of the Male

Mykola M. Kovblyuk, Stefan Otto, Yuri M. Marusik, Aleksandr V. Ponomarev
2012 Arachnology  
The poorly known wolf spider "Alopecosa" charitonovi Mcheidze, 1997 is redescribed and a new combination Geolycosa charitonovi (Mcheidze, 1997) n. comb. ex Alopecosa is proposed. The male of this species is described for the first time. Geolycosa charitonovi is distributed across the whole Caucasus Major from Krasnodar Province in Russia to Azerbaijan and Dagestan. Data on its natural history are provided.
doi:10.13156/arac.2012.15.1.245 fatcat:yxdngmvionblfauxifczpxhp5q