Zodariidae  Thorell, 1881 / Zodarion  Walckenaer, 1826   119 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 2019): Portugal
 male  female

Denis J (1935a) A propos de quelques araignées du genre Zodarion Walck., appartenant àa la faune française. Bull Soc hist nat Toulouse 67: 51-68

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

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 (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

21-03-2016 Datasheet update Old value
26-01-2016 Image insert