Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Zelotes  Gistel, 1848   124 species

Zelotes talpinus  (L. Koch, 1872)

Description

Embolus long and bent, with sickle-shaped apophysis. Epigyne in anterior epigyne area with parallel, lateral cuticular folds. Prosoma black-brown to black. Legs brighter than prosoma. Femur I with bright spot. Opisthosoma black-brown to black.

Body length male: 4.7-5.1 mm
Body length female: 5.7-6.3 mm
Additional information

up to 2000 m

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Not on the Balkans (Chatzaki 2010b) - see Z. olympi
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Western to Central Europe, Italy
Phenology
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
 male  female
Figures
Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| France   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Liechtenstein   (no references) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Switzerland   (no references) |||
References

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae).
[N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Chatzaki M (2010b) New data on the least known zelotines (Araneae, Gnaphosidae) of Greece and adjacent regions. Zootaxa 2564: 43-61 pdf

Heimer S, Nentwig W (1991) Spinnen Mitteleuropas. Paul Parey Berlin pdf

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

Jézéquel J F (1962a) Contribution à l'étude des Zelotes femelles (Araneida, Labidognatha, Drassodidae "Gnaphosidae") de la fauna française. Verhandlungen der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft (Zool. Anz.) 25(Suppl.): 519-532 pdf

Kovblyuk M M (2005b) Little-known species of the genus Zelotes (Aranei, Gnaphosidae) from Crimea. Vestnik Zoologii 39: 3-14 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Senglet A (2004) Copulatory mechanisms in Zelotes, Drassyllus and Trachyzelotes (Araneae, Gnaphosidae), with additional faunistic and taxonomic data on species from southwest Europe. Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 77: 87-119 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
13-02-2018 Distribution update Detail
25-06-2013 Image insert