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

Palaestina expolita  O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872

Description
Male

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
Female

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

Body length female: 2-3 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Greece (incl. Crete), Cyprus, Turkey, Lebanon, Israel
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Distribution List
Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Greece / Crete   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2019) |||
References

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

Jocqué R (1991) A generic revision of the spider family Zodariidae (Araneae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 201: 1-160 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