Zoropsidae  Bertkau, 1882 / Zoropsis  Simon, 1878   9 species

Zoropsis bilineata  Dahl, 1901


Pedipalp: tibial apophysis spur-like. Cymbium spoon-shaped, retrolateral/proximal region bulging, with a field of bristles in distal region. Tegulum broad proximally, prolateral part with lamella-like seam, protruding distally, with conductor. Ventral part of tegulum also sclerotized. Tegular apophysis situated in distal third of bulbus. Embolus directed retrolaterad, relatively  slender. Conductor strap-shaped.


Prosoma with light, broad band, reaching from the posterior lateral eyes to fovea. Prosoma length: 5.2-7.5 mm. Opisthosoma: dorsum with 2 black-brown, parallel lines, broken two times, converging posteriorly.

Body length female: 11-19 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2023): Spain (Majorca), Morocco, Algeria
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Algeria   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Morocco   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Spain / Balearic Islands   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Thaler K, Knoflach B (1998c) Zoropsis spinimana (Dufour), eine für Österreich neue Adventivart (Araneae, Zoropsidae). Berichte des Naturwissenschaftlich-Medizinischen Vereins in Innsbruck 85: 173-185 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (25.10.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf