Zodariidae  Thorell, 1881 / Zodarion  Walckenaer, 1826   141 species

Zodarion rudyi  Bosmans, 1994


Prosoma brown to dark brown, some specimens with oval median spot and rounded, yellowish orange spot in posterior part. Prosoma length: 1.10-1.54 mm. Legs: coxae, tibiae, metatarsi and tarsi yellowish white, tibiae sometimes darker, femora brown to blackish brown, base of femora III-IV lighter. Opisthosoma dark sepia, sometimes with white spots, ventral median spot, lateral stripe and postero-dorsal spot yellowish white.

Body length male: 2.0-2.9 mm

Colouration as in males. Prosoma length: 1.46-1.70 mm.

Body length female: 3.5-4.4 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Portugal, Spain
 male  female
Distribution List
Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| 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

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

Breitling R (2020) South European spiders from the Duffey collection in the Manchester Museum (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnology 18: 333-362 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (03.01.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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21-03-2016 Datasheet update Detail