Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Zelotes  Gistel, 1848   124 species

Zelotes laetus  (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872)

Description

Body colouration black. Chelicerae: promargin with 2-3 teeth, retromargin with 0-1 tooth.

Body length male: 3.8-5.8 mm
Body length female: 4.2-7.3 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): North Africa to Senegal and Kenya, Portugal, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia. Introduced to Hawaii, USA, Mexico, Peru
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Distribution List
Algeria   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Egypt   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| France   (no references) ||| Greece / Crete   (no references) ||| Libya   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) |||
References

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

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

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

Kaltsas D, Panayiotou E, Chatzaki M, Mylonas M (2014) Ground spider assemblages (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) along an urban-rural gradient in the city of Heraklion, Greece. European Journal of Entomology 111: 59-67 pdf

Simon E (1914) Les arachnides de France 6 (1). Paris (Roret): 1-308 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

Wunderlich J (2011a) Extant and fossil spiders (Araneae). Heutige und fossile Spinnen. Beiträge zur Araneologie 6: 1-640 pdf

Updates
09-10-2015 Distribution update Detail
23-04-2015 Image insert