On the Synonymy of Micaria Modesta (Aranei, Gnaphosidae)

  • 1 Zoological Museum MGU, Bolshaya Nikitskaya st., 2, Moscow, 125009 Russia


On the Synonymy of Micaria modesta (Aranei, Gnaphosidae). Mikhailov, K. G. - On the basis of examination of the type series of it is synonymized with Micaria rossica Thorell, 1875, Micaria modesta Kroneberg, 1875, a widely distributed and morphologically variable species.

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