Assessment of the Conservation Value of Spiders in Armenia

Organization Yerevan State University

Director: Armine Kosyan

Country/countries of implementation: Armenia

Geographical coverage: National

Source: The Rufford Foundation

Start Date: 2021-07-06

End Date: 2022-05-17


Keywords Invertebrates Conservation Spiders Armenia


The main goal of the project is to assess the diversity of spiders in Armenia, update the national checklist with new species and records, and identify the presence of rare species of spiders and conservation threats to apply the potential conservation strategies. An integral part of the project is educational activities to foster a positive attitude towards spiders among schoolchildren and a wide audience. The identification of rare species of spiders and threats is important for the preservation of the unique biodiversity of Armenia.

Participants Armine Kosyan