Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Zelotes  Gistel, 1848   124 species

Zelotes similis  (Kulczyński, 1887)

Description

Male palp with keel, distally with distinct edge. Epigyne with ± straight lateral cuticular ridge. Prosoma sandy, black-brown to black. Opisthosoma black-brown to black with dark brown scuticula.

Body length male: 6.4-6.9 mm
Body length female: 6.7-10.2 mm
Additional information

on warm slopes with dwarf shrub heath and in woodland with scarce vegetation up to 1500 m, overwinters as adult

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Italy, Central Europe to Turkey
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Distribution List
Albania   (Deltshev et al., 2011b) ||| Austria   (no references) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Croatia   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Hungary   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Kosovo   (no references) ||| Liechtenstein   (no references) ||| Montenegro   (no references) ||| North Macedonia   (Komnenov, 2014) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Serbia   (no references) ||| Switzerland   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2019) |||
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

Braun R (1963) Einige neue und einige zweifelhafte Spinnenarten aus Österreich (Arachnida, Araneae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 44: 111-128 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2019 [last updated 1 June 2019], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info pdf

Deltshev C, Komnenov M, Blagoev G, Georgiev T, Lazarov S, Stojkoska E, Naumova M (2013) Faunistic diversity of spiders (Araneae) in Galichitsa Mountain (FYR Macedonia). Biodiversity Data Journal 1(e977): 1-70 pdf

Deltshev C, Vrenozi B, Blagoev G, Lazarov S (2011b) Spiders of Albania – faunistic and zoogeographical review (Arachnida: Araneae). Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 63: 125-144 pdf

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

Kolosváry G, Loksa I (1944) VIII. Beitrag zur Spinnenfauna Siebenbürgens. Annales Historico-Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici, Fauna Hungarica 1: 11-28 pdf

Komnenov M (2014) Spider fauna of the Osogovo Mt. Range, Northeastern Macedonia. Fauna Balkana 2: 1-267 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

Thaler K (1981c) Bemerkenswerte Spinnenfunde in Nordtirol (Österreich) (Arachnida: Aranei). Veröffentlichungen des Museum Ferdinandeum in Innsbruck 61: 105-150 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
10-12-2013 Distribution update Detail
24-09-2013 Distribution update Detail