Zodariidae  Thorell, 1881 / Zodarion  Walckenaer, 1826   126 species

Zodarion viduum  Denis, 1937


Pedipalp: tibial apophysis short and broad, terminally indented. Prosoma dark reddish brown, reticulated with black-brown. Prosoma length: 1.41 mm. Legs: coxa I brown, coxae II-IV yellowish brown, femora dark brown, patellae to tarsi yellowish brown, tibiae III-IV more or less streaked with dark brown. Opisthosoma dark purplish brown, oval spot above spinnerets and venter whitish.

Body length male: 2.5 mm

Epigyne: posterior plate nearly triangular, provided with 2 median pouches and an anterior depression.

Additional information

Females possibly mismatched (Bosmans, 1994b)

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Portugal
Distribution List
Portugal   (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

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

21-03-2016 Datasheet update Detail