Zodariidae  Thorell, 1881 / Zodarion  Walckenaer, 1826   126 species

Zodarion affine  (Simon, 1870)


Pedipalp: tibial apophysis elongated, with oblique groove. Prosoma dark brown. Prosoma length: 1.30-1.52 mm. Legs: coxae I-II dark brown, coxae III-IV yellowish brown, femora dark brown to dark reddish brown, tibiae brown, metatarsi and tarsi yellowish brown. Opisthosoma dark sepia, oval spots above spinnerets and venter whitish.

Body length male: 2.3-3.4 mm

Epigyne with two oval depressions. Colouration as in males. Prosoma length: 1.54-1.56 mm.

Body length female: 2.8-3.7 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Spain
Distribution List
Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Bosmans R (1994b) Revision of the genus Zodarion Walckenaer, 1833 in the Iberian Peninsula and Balearic Islands (Araneae, Zodariidae). Eos 69: 115-142 pdf

Bosmans R, Pantini P, Loverre P, Addante R (2019a) New species and new records of ant-eating spiders from Mediterranean Europe (Araneae: Zodariidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 8-20 pdf

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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21-03-2016 Datasheet update Detail