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Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Zelotes  Gistel, 1848   124 species

Zelotes egregius  Simon, 1914

Description

Tibial apophysis retrolaterally and sword-shaped. Prosoma dark bronze with narrow black marginal band, trapezoidal, posterior eye row procurved, anterior row straight. Sternum dark bronze, with narrow red marginal band. Chelicerae cone-shaped. Anterior cheliceral margin with 3 teeth. Opisthosoma black. Spinnerets short.

Body length male: 5.8 mm
Body length female: 6.0 mm
Additional information

in a variety of environments, ranging from sea level to 1600m, in dry and damp grassland, dunes, shrub-land and woods

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Spain (Balearic Is.), Andorra, France, Italy
Phenology
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Distribution List
Andorra   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| France   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sicily   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Spain / Balearic Islands   (Branco et al., 2019) |||
References

Barrientos J A, Febrer B (2017) Arañas (Arachnida, Araneae) de Menorca (Islas Baleares, España). Nuevos datos. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 31: 8-24 pdf

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

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

Pantini P, Sassu A, Serra G (2013) Catalogue of the spiders (Arachnida Araneae) of Sardinia. Biodiversity Journal 4: 3-104 pdf

Ponomarev A V, Shmatko V Y (2019a) A review of spiders of the genus Zelotes Gistel, 1848 of the subterraneus-group (Aranei: Gnaphosidae) from the Caucasus and Ciscaucasia. Caucasian Entomological Bulletin 15: 3-22 pdf

Senglet A (2004) Copulatory mechanisms in Zelotes, Drassyllus and Trachyzelotes (Araneae, Gnaphosidae), with additional faunistic and taxonomic data on species from southwest Europe. Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 77: 87-119 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
30-09-2019 Image insert
30-12-2017 Distribution update Detail
25-06-2013 Image insert
25-06-2013 Distribution update Detail
09-04-2013 Distribution update Detail