Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Zelotes  Gistel, 1848   124 species

Zelotes manius  (Simon, 1878)

Description
Male

Tibial apophysis strong and short, palpal tibia shorter than wide. Prosoma dark black-brown, with black hairs. Opisthosoma black, with black hairs, scutum longer than 1/3 of opisthosoma length.

Body length male: 5.6 mm
Female

Anterior anchor pockets widely separated, shape of anterior part of epigynal plate variable. Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 5.7-7.1 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Omitted from the Italian checklist by Pantini & Isaia (2015)
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Southern Europe
Phenology
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Figures
Distribution List
Andorra   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| France   (no references) ||| North Macedonia   (no references) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||
References

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

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

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

Updates
29-12-2014 Distribution update Detail
25-06-2013 Image insert