Gnaphosidae  Banks, 1892 / Marinarozelotes  Ponomarev, 2020   18 species

Marinarozelotes adriaticus  (Caporiacco, 1951)


Pedipalpus with short, blunt extension on terminal apophysis; Tibial apophysis slightly incised at tip; Epigyne with M-shaped ridges

Body length male: 4-4.95 mm
Body length female: 5.2-6.6 mm
  No data
Distribution comment: Cyprus: deleted, the record refers to T. stubbsi
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Italy to China
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.

Albania   (Kůrka et al., 2020) ||| Croatia   (Grbac et al., 2019) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Greece / Crete   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| North Macedonia   (Matevski et al., 2022b) ||| Portugal  Removed (Wunderlich, 2021; Wunderlich, 2023) ||| Russia, Eastern   (no references) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2022; Ponomarev & Shmatko, 2020a; Ponomarev, 2022) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Seyyar et al., 2022b; Danışman et al., 2024a) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019) |||

Chatzaki M (2010b) New data on the least known zelotines (Araneae, Gnaphosidae) of Greece and adjacent regions. Zootaxa 2564: 43-61 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S, Coşar İ (2024a) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2024 [last updated 01 January 2024], online at pdf

Grbac I, Katušić L, Lukić M (2019) Catalogue of spiders (Araneae) deposited in the Croatian Natural History Museum. Natura Croatica 28: 185-269 pdf

Kůrka A, Naumova M, Indzhov S, Deltshev C (2020) New faunistic and taxonomic data on the spider fauna of Albania (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 59: 8-21 pdf

Matevski D, Deltshev C, Cvetkovska-Gjorgjievska A, Lazarov S, Prelić D (2022b) Contribution to the knowledge of Araneae (Arachnida) in Skopje valley, North Macedonia. Macedonian Journal of Ecology and Environment 24: 65-72 pdf

Otto S (2022) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 02.2022. Internet:

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Platnick N I, Murphy J A (1984) A revision of the spider genera Trachyzelotes and Urozelotes (Araneae, Gnaphosidae). American Museum Novitates 2792: 1-30 pdf

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

Ponomarev A V (2022) Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the southeast of the Russian Plain: catalogue, the fauna specific features. SSC RAS Publishers, Rostov-on-Don, 640 pp. pdf

Ponomarev A V, Shmatko V Y (2020a) A review of spiders of the genera Trachyzeloes [sic] Lohmander, 1944 and Marinarozelotes Ponomarev, gen. n. (Aranei: Gnaphosidae) from the southeast of the Russian Plain and the Caucasus. Caucasian Entomological Bulletin 16: 125-139 pdf

Seyyar O, Türkeş T. Demir H (2022b) Marinarozelotes adriaticus (Caporiacco, 1951) (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) is a new spider record from Turkey. Serket 18: 345-348 pdf

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

Wunderlich J (2021) Few new, rare or special species of spiders from the Algarve, Portugal (Arachnida: Araneae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 14: 3-24 pdf

Wunderlich J (2023) Contribution to the spider (Araneida) fauna of the Algarve, Portugal, with notes on the phylogeny of the superfamily Araneoidea and the description of the new araneoid family Fonteferridae. Beiträge zur Araneologie 16: 4-112 pdf

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