Zodariidae  Thorell, 1881 / Zodarion  Walckenaer, 1826   113 species

Zodarion styliferum  (Simon, 1870)

Description
Male

Prosoma brown to dark brown, some specimens with oval median spot and rounded, yellowish orange spot in posterior part. Prosoma length: 1.26-2.46 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, ventral median spot, lateral stripe and postero-dorsal spot yellowish white.

Body length male: 2.2-2.9 mm
Female

Colouration as in males. Prosoma length: 1.40-1.70 mm.

Body length female: 2.9-4.8 mm
Additional information

In citrus groves

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Madeira, Portugal, Spain, France
Phenology
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Figures
References

Bosmans R (1994b) Revision of the genus Zodarion Walckenaer, 1833 in the Iberian Peninsula and Balearic Islands (Araneae, Zodariidae). Eos 69: 115-142

Crespo L C, Cardoso P, Henriques S, Gaspar C (2009b) Spiders (Araneae) from Porto Santo (Madeira, Portgal): Additions to the current knowledge. Boletín de la Sociedad Entomologica Aragonesa 45: 471-475

Gaymard M, Mazzia C, Danflous S, Capowiez Y, Cornic J-F & Lecigne S (2018) Découverte en France de Zodarion styliferum (Simon, 1870) (Araneae, Zodariidae). Revue Arachnologique 2 5: 18-21 pdf

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

Lecigne S (unpubl.)

Mestre L, Piñol J, Barrientos J A, Cama A, Espadaler X (2012) Effects of ant competition and bird predation on the spider assemblage of a citrus grove. Basic and Applied Ecology 13: 355-362

Pekár S, Cardoso P (2005) Ant-eating spiders (Araneae: Zodariidae) of Portugal: additions to the current knowledge. Zootaxa 1009: 51-60

Pekár S, Cardoso P, Meierrose C (2003) Additions to the knowledge of Portuguese zodariid spiders (Araneae: Zodariidae). Bull Br arachnol Soc 12: 385-395

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
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06-10-2018 Distribution update Old value
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21-03-2016 Datasheet update Old value
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