Zodariidae  Thorell, 1881 / Zodarion  Walckenaer, 1826   117 species

Zodarion frenatum  Simon, 1884

Description
Male

Embolus nearly semicircular. Tibial apophysis long, straight, with blunt tip. Prosoma yellowish brown, eye region and V-shaped spot near cephalic part dark brown. Femora I-II dark brown, with lateral yellowish orange streaks, all other segments, as well as legs III-IV yellowish orange. Opisthosoma: dorsum purplish brown, subterminal elongated spot, with oblique lateral stripes, venter cream white.

Body length male: 2.8-3.6 mm
Female

Epigyne: median plate whitish, oval, bordered by a semi-circular, hardly chitinised suture. Vulva: spermathecae small, bilobed. Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 3.6-5.6 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Italy, Albania, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey
Phenology
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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)

Bosmans R (2009) Revision of the genus Zodarion Walckenaer, 1833, part III. South East Europe and Turkey (Araneae: Zodariidae). Contributions to Natural History 12: 211-295 pdf

Brignoli P M (1984b) Ragni di Grecia XII. Nuovi dati su varie famiglie (Araneae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 91: 281-321

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2018 [last updated 1 January 2019], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info

Deltshev C, Vrenozi B, Blagoev G, Lazarov S (2011b) Spiders of Albania – faunistic and zoogeographical review (Arachnida: Araneae). Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 63: 125-144

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

Pantini P, Isaia M (2018) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version June 2018). online at http://www.museoscienzebergamo.it/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=96&Itemid=94 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
05-12-2013 Distribution update Old value
30-04-2013 Image insert