Zodariidae  Thorell, 1881 / Palaestina  O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872   2 species

Palaestina expolita  O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872


Prosoma medium brown with darker pattern of fine lines. Prosoma length: 1.25 mm. Legs brownish yellow. Opisthosoma with dark brown-grey dorsal scutum, venter sclerotized, in front yellow, cream in posterior third.

Body length male: 2-3 mm

Colouration as in males, dorsal scutum less strongly sclerotized. Prosoma length: 1.35 mm.

Body length female: 2-3 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Greece, Turkey, Israel, Lebanon
Distribution List
Cyprus   ( no references ) ||| Greece   ( no references ) ||| Greece / Crete   ( no references ) ||| Turkey (Asia)   ( no references ) |||

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