Gnaphosidae  Banks, 1892 / Heser  Tuneva, 2004   5 species

Heser schmitzi  (Kulczyński, 1899)


Tibial apophysis short, with relatively wide distal part. Prosoma length: 1.10 mm, prosoma width: 0.76 mm. Prosoma and legs brown, tarsi somewhat lighter. Opisthosoma black, scutum occupying 40% of opisthosoma length.

Body length male: 2.57-3.5 mm

Epigynal septum almost rectangular. Prosoma length: 1.36 mm, prosoma width: 0.95 mm. Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 3.1-4.7 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2024): Spain, Madeira, Canary Is. Introduced to USA
 male  female
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Platnick N I, Murphy J A (1998) On the widespread species Zelotes schmitzi (Araneae: Gnaphosidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 11: 118-119 pdf

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

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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