Zodariidae  Thorell, 1881 / Zodarion  Walckenaer, 1826   126 species

Zodarion isabellinum  (Simon, 1870)


Pedipalp: tibial apophysis with oblique crest in median part, distal part sharply pointed. Prosoma yellow-brown, striae and margin reticulated with braun. Prosoma length: 1.16-1.42 mm. Legs yellowish to yellowish orange, sometimes femora slightly darkened. Opisthosoma dark sepia, postero-dorsal spot and venter greyish white.

Body length male: 2.1-2.9 mm

Epigyne with rectangular to trapezoid median plate, without pits, depressed anteriorly. Colouration as in males. Prosoma length: 1.20-1.42 mm.

Body length female: 2.9-3.6 mm
Additional information

In palm orchard and Eucalyptus litter.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Spain
 male  female
Distribution List
Algeria   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| 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

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

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 http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

14-02-2019 Image insert
21-03-2016 Datasheet update Detail