Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Zelotes  Gistel, 1848   124 species

Zelotes aurantiacus  Miller, 1967

Description

Male palp with bent tip of keel. Embolus short and robust. Epigyne with pointed S-shaped cuticular fold, running back posteriorly. Prosoma orange-yellow, with black hairs. Femur and tarsus brown, other leg segments black-brown. Opisthosoma grey, with 3 pairs of bright spots and small grey scuticula.

Body length male: 4-5 mm
Body length female: 4.1 mm
Additional information

Open forests, calcareous steppes

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Central to eastern Europe, Turkey
Phenology
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Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Czechia   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Hungary   (no references) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Russia, Central   (no references) ||| Russia, Eastern   (no references) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2020) ||| Serbia   (no references) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2019) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019) |||
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

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

Grbić G, Hänggi A, Savić D (2015) New faunistic records of spiders (Arachnida, Areneae [sic]) from the Fruška Gora mountain, northern Serbia. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 67: 479-486 pdf

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

Miller F (1967) Studien über die Kopulationsorgane der Spinnengattung Zelotes, Micaria, Robertus und Dipoena nebst Beschreibung einiger neuen oder unvollkommen bekannten Spinnenarten. Přírodovědné práce ústavů Československé Akademie Věd v Brně (N.S.) 1: 251-298 pdf

Otto S (2020) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 03.2020. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

Ponomarev A V, Khnykin A S (2013) Spiders (Aranei) of Volgograd sity and its environs. The South of Russia: ecology, development 4: 109-136

Ponomarev A V, Shmatko V Y (2019a) A review of spiders of the genus Zelotes Gistel, 1848 of the subterraneus-group (Aranei: Gnaphosidae) from the Caucasus and Ciscaucasia. Caucasian Entomological Bulletin 15: 3-22 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

Updates
30-09-2019 Image insert
05-01-2016 Distribution update Detail
24-09-2015 Distribution update Detail