Zodariidae  Thorell, 1881 / Zodarion  Walckenaer, 1826   126 species

Zodarion styliferum extraneum  Denis, 1935


Pedipalp: tibial apophysis long and thin, broad at base, with short distal hook. Prosoma and sternum yellow to brown. Prosoma length: 1.2-1.5 mm. Legs: femur I brown, femora II-IV yellow with brown distal ends, remaining segments yellow. Opisthosoma: dorsum dark brown, venter whitish.

Body length male: 2.4-3.1 mm

Epigyne: median plate rectangular, twice as long as wide, with 2 membranous postero-lateral projections. Prosoma dark brown-red, cephalic part lighter, ocular area blackish. Prosoma length: 1.4-1.9 mm. Chelicerae brown-red. Sternum yellow, margins brown-red. Legs yellow, femora darker. Opisthosoma: dorsum brown-purple, slightly lighter above spinnerets, venter yellow, suffused with brown.

Body length female: 4 mm
Additional information

Considered a "form" of Z. styliferum (Pekár et al. 2003).

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Portugal
 male  female
Distribution List
Portugal   (Pekár et al., 2003) |||

Denis J (1935a) A propos de quelques araignées du genre Zodarion Walck., appartenant àa la faune française. Bulletin de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle de Toulouse 67: 51-68 pdf

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

Pekár S, Cardoso P, Meierrose C (2003) Additions to the knowledge of Portuguese zodariid spiders (Araneae: Zodariidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 12: 385-395 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

16-07-2020 Distribution update Detail
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