Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Zelotes  Gistel, 1848   125 species

Zelotes shaked  Levy, 1998


Tibial apophysis relatively short, rounded. Embolus kurz. Overall body colouration dark brown. Anterior and posterior eye row straight. Legs: coxae, metatarsi and tarsi yellow, remaining segments brown.

Body length male: 3-3.7 mm

Anterior epigynal margin wide, median plate wider than long. Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 3.5-6 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Greece (Crete, Karpathos, Rodos, Symi), Israel
Distribution List
Greece   (no references) ||| Greece / Crete   (no references) |||

Chatzaki M, Thaler K, Mylonas M (2003) Ground spiders (Gnaphosidae; Araneae) from Crete and adjacent areas of Greece. Taxonomy and distribution. III. Zelotes and allied genera. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 110: 45-89 pdf

Levy G (1998c) The ground-spider genera Setaphis, Trachyzelotes, Zelotes, and Drassyllus (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) in Israel. Israel Journal of Zoology 44: 93-158 pdf

Levy G (2009) New ground-spider genera and species with annexed checklist of the Gnaphosidae (Araneae) of Israel. Zootaxa 2066: 1-49 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (03.01.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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