Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Civizelotes  Senglet, 2012   11 species

Civizelotes solstitialis  (Levy, 1998)

Description
Male

Resembles C. caucasius, but larger. Deep brown to black, with black scutum. Chelicerae with 4-5 promarginal teeth. Palp: No prolateral tegular apophysis, retrolateral tip of the embolar base is more pronounced and the embolus itself is longer, reaching almost to the tip of the cymbium. The tibial apophysis has an additional broad, ventral lobe. Prosoma length: 2.6-3.2 mm, prosoma width: 1.9-2.3 mm.

Body length male: 5.4-7 mm
Female

Resembles C. caucasius, but larger. Epigyne: Relatively very large with light, swollen, slightly widened, heart-shaped platelet placed under anterior transverse rim. Small gland on the lateral side of each dorsal pouch. Prosoma length: 2.6-3.1 mm, prosoma width: 1.9-2.4 mm.

Body length female: 5.8-8.3 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Israel, Iran
Figures
Distribution List
Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| Greece   (Senglet, 2012) ||| Greece / Crete   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2019) |||
References

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Hadjiconstantis M, Komnenov M, Bosselaers J, Huber S, McCowan D, Snazell R, Decae A, Zoumides C, Kielhorn K-H, Oger P (2019c) Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian Arachnological Society 34, Suppl. 1: 1-173 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2019 [last updated 1 June 2019], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info pdf

Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Blagoev G (2004) Spiders (Araneae) from the eastern Rhodopes (Bulgaria and Greece). In Beron, P. & A. Popov (eds.) Biodiversity of Bulgaria. 2. Biodiversity of eastern Rhodopes (Bulgaria and Greece). Pensoft, Sofia, pp. 181-188 pdf

Senglet A (2012) Civizelotes new genus, and other new or little known Zelotinae (Araneae, Gnaphosidae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 119: 501-528 pdf

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

Updates
25-06-2020 Distribution update Detail
13-06-2016 Datasheet update Detail