Zoropsidae  Bertkau, 1882 / Zoropsis  Simon, 1878   8 species

Zoropsis lutea  (Thorell, 1875)

Description
Male

Prosoma yellow-brown, partly mottled with short dark stripes, margin with 3 blackish spots on each side. Chelicerae blackish, pro- and retromargin with 3 teeth (rarely 4 retromarginal teeth on one chelicera). Sternum light. Legs cream-coloured to brown with dark, broad annulations. Opisthosoma drab yellow, sometimes dorsum with indistinct dark markings.

Body length male: 7.3-9.5 mm
Female

Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 11.5-16 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Croatia, Greece, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Iran
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Distribution List
Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Croatia   (no references) ||| Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Greece / Crete   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2019) ||| Ukraine   (no references) |||
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

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Hadjiconstantis M, Komnenov M, Bosselaers J, Huber S, McCowan D, Snazell R, Decae A, Zoumides C, Kielhorn K-H, Oger P (2019c) Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian Arachnological Society 34, Suppl. 1: 1-173 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

Levy G (1990a) On the cribellate spider Zoropsis lutea in Israel (Araneae, Zoropsidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 8: 139-143 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

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

Zamani A, Tanasevitch A V, Nadolny A A, Esyunin S L, Marusik Y M (2019) New data on the spider fauna of Iran (Arachnida: Aranei). Euroasian Entomological Journal 18: 233-243 pdf

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