Zodariidae  Thorell, 1881 / Zodarion  Walckenaer, 1826   151 species

Zodarion morosum  Denis, 1935

Description
Male

Prosoma brown to dark brown, speckled. Legs pale yellowish to yellowish orange, coxae and basal part of femora white, dark brown distally. Opisthosoma: dorsum dark sepia brown, males with coriaceous region covering 2/3 of opisthosoma's length, venter and small posterdorsal spot whitish.

Body length male: 2.62-3.45 mm
Female

Females often paler than males. Only femora I-II infuscated.

Body length female: 3.04-5.02 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2022): North Macedonia, Bulgaria, Albania, Greece, Turkey, Ukraine, Russia (Europe, Caucasus)
Phenology
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Distribution List
Albania   (no references) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Greece / Crete   (no references) ||| North Macedonia   (Komnenov, 2014) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2022) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2021a) ||| Turkey (Europe)   (Demircan & Topçu, 2016) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova et al., 2021) |||
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) pdf

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

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2021a) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2021 [last updated 1 January 2021], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info pdf

Demircan N, Topçu A (2016) First records for spider fauna of the European part of Turkey (Araneae). Serket 15: 85-91 pdf

Komnenov M (2014) Spider fauna of the Osogovo Mt. Range, Northeastern Macedonia. Fauna Balkana 2: 1-267 pdf

Kovblyuk M M (2003c) Spiders of the genus Zodarion (Aranei: Zodariidae) in the fauna of the Crimea. Euroasian Entomological Journal 1: 177-183 pdf

Naumova M, Hristovski S, Hristov G H (2016b) Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) from Prespa National Park, Albania. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 68: 503-511 pdf

Otto S (2022) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 02.2022. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Polchaninova N, Gnelitsa V, Terekhova V, Iosypchuk A (2021) New and rare spider species (Arachnida, Araneae) from Ukraine. Zoodiversity 55: 95-112 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
22-03-2022 Distribution update Detail
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16-05-2018 Distribution update Detail
27-08-2017 Distribution update Detail
01-12-2013 Distribution update Detail