Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Marinarozelotes  Ponomarev, 2020   17 species

Marinarozelotes jaxartensis  (Kroneberg, 1875)


Embolar base with distinct distal protuberance. Tibial apophysis relatively short. Epigyne with relatively long anterior margin, extending down sides

Body length male: 3.2-5 mm
Body length female: 5.2-7.5 mm
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2022): Northern Africa to Caucasus, Russia (Europe) to Central Asia, Iran. Introduced to Hawaii, USA, Mexico, South Africa, India, China, Japan
Distribution List
Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2022) ||| Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| Egypt   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Georgia   (Ponomarev & Shmatko, 2020a) ||| Russia, Southern   (Ponomarev & Shmatko, 2020a) |||

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

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Koch L (1878) Kaukasische Arachnoiden. In Schneider, O. (ed.), Naturwissenschaftliche Beitrage zur Kenntniss der Kaukasusländer. Dresden 3: 36-71 pdf

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

Platnick N I, Song D X (1986) A review of the Zelotine spiders (Araneae, Gnaphosidae) of China. American Museum Novitates 2848: 1-22 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

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.01.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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