Zodariidae  Thorell, 1881 / Zodarion  Walckenaer, 1826   126 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)

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Britain, Italy
Distribution List
Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| North Macedonia   (no references) ||| United Kingdom   (no references) |||

Bosmans R (1997) Revision of the genus Zodarion Walckenaer, 1833, part II.  Western and Central Europe, including Italy (Araneae: Zodariidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 10: 265-294 pdf

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

Snazell R, Bosmans R (1998) Zodarion vicinum Denis, 1935: new to Britain. Newsletter of the British Arachnological Society 81: 8-10 pdf

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