Zodariidae  Thorell, 1881 / Zodarion  Walckenaer, 1826   126 species

Zodarion minutum  Bosmans, 1994


Pedipalp: tibial apophysis relatively long, slightly curved, terminal part with pointed tip. Prosoma yellowish white, except area around anterior median eyes blackish. Prosoma length: 0.62-0.67 mm. Legs yellowish white. Opisthosoma pale grey.

Body length male: 1.3-1.6 mm

Epigyne with trapezoid median plate, with distinct lateral margins, anteriorly incised, with 2 small medio-lateral pits. Colouration as in males. Prosoma length: 0.64-0.72 mm.

Body length female: 1.6-2.2 mm
Additional information

In open Pinus halepensis forest; among stones.

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Spain (mainland, Balearic Is.)
 male  female
Distribution List
Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain / Balearic Islands   (Bosmans et al., 2019a) |||

Barrientos J A, Moya J, García-Sarrión R, Uribarri I, Melic A, Prieto C E, Moraza M L, Zaragoza J A (2017) Arácnidos del Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata-Níjar (Almería, España). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 30: 107-138 pdf

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

15-07-2020 Distribution update Detail
15-02-2019 Distribution update Detail
12-08-2017 Image insert
21-03-2016 Datasheet update Detail