Zodariidae  Thorell, 1881 / Zodarion  Walckenaer, 1826   117 species

Zodarion vicinum  Denis, 1935


Embolus with ridge, relatively robust tip. Prosoma brown to dark brown with dark pattern. Opisthosoma dorsally dark purple-brown, ventrally uniformly pale yellow.

Body length male: 2.1-2.8 mm
Body length female: 2.7-3.8 mm
Additional information

Originally in southern Italy, probably imported to S-England (Dover)

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Britain, Italy

Bosmans R (1997) Revision of the genus Zodarion Walckenaer, 1833, part II.  Western and Central Europe, including Italy (Araneae: Zodariidae) Bull Br Arachnol Soc 10: 265-294

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

Pantini P, Isaia M (2018) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version June 2018). online at pdf

Snazell R, Bosmans R (1998) Zodarion vicinum Denis, 1935: New to Britain. News Br Arachnol Soc 81: 8-10

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2