Zodariidae  Thorell, 1881 / Zodarion  Walckenaer, 1826   153 species

Zodarion nigrifemur  Caporiacco, 1948

Description
Male

Prosoma dark brown, marbled with yellowish orange, gradually becoming entirely yellowish orange, except for the dark edge. Legs yellowish orange, femora I-II nearly entirely dark brown, femora III-IV laterally streaked with dark brown. Opisthosoma: dorsum dark sepia brown, with small posterodorsal sppot, medio-dorsal region of venter and lateral oblique stripe whistish. Opisthosoma with scutum, covering 4/5 of opisthosoma's length.

Body length male: 3.8-4.2 mm
Female

Colouration as in males, except the lateral streaks on femora III-IV lighter

Body length female: 4.2-6.2 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Greece, Turkey, Georgia
Phenology
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Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Georgia   (Seropian et al., 2023b) ||| Greece   (Bosmans & Chatzaki, 2005) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Lecigne & Henrard, 2022) |||
References

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

Bosmans R, Chatzaki M (2005) A catalogue of the spiders of Greece – a critical review of all spider species cited from Greece with their localities. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische arachnologische Vereniging 20 (2, suppl.): 1-124 pdf

Lecigne S (2021a) A new species of Sintula (Linyphiidae), redescription of Brigittea innocens (Dictynidae) and eight spider species newly recorded for Turkey (Araneae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 62: 11-34 pdf

Lecigne S, Henrard A (2022) Zodarion nigrifemur Caporiacco, 1948 newly recorded for the Turkish fauna (Araneae, Zodariidae). Journal of the Belgian Arachnological Society 37: 32-40 pdf

Seropian A, Bulbulashvili N, Otto S, Krammer H-J, Kachlishvili N, Datunashvili A (2023b) Picking pearls from the Silk Road: insights into the spider (Arachnida, Araneae) diversity in Georgia from the Caucasus barcode of life project. Part II. Caucasiana 2: 231-297 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
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