Zoropsidae  Bertkau, 1882 / Zoropsis  Simon, 1878   8 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 2021): Spain (Majorca), Morocco, Algeria
Distribution List
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). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] 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 (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (03.01.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf