Zoropsidae  Bertkau, 1882 / Zoropsis  Simon, 1878   9 species

Zoropsis lutea  (Thorell, 1875)


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

Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 11.5-16 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2023): Croatia, Greece, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Iran
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.

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., 2023b) ||| Ukraine   (no 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, Coşar İ (2023b) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2023 [last updated 17 July 2023], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info pdf

Lecigne S (2021a) A new species of Sintula (Linyphiidae), redescription of Brigittea innocens (Dictynidae) and eight spider species newly recorded for Turkey (Araneae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 62: 11-34 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

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (25.10.2023) 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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