Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Zimiris  Simon, 1882   1 species

Zimiris doriae  Simon, 1882


Body and legs pale brownish, without any pattern. Anterior median eyes black, all lateral eyes silverish. Prosoma dorsally only with few hairs.

Additional information

This species of Asian origin is not native to Europe (alien species). It had been introduced to Europe at least once but could not establish so far.

  Not established
  No data
Distribution comment: Introduced in Germany (Jäger 2005)
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Ivory Coast, Sudan, Eritrea, Yemen, Iran, India. Introduced to Mexico, Caribbean, French Guiana, Brazil, Germany, Indonesia (Java), Malaysia
Distribution List
Egypt   (El-Hennawy, 2017a) ||| Germany   (Jäger, 2005) |||

El-Hennawy H K (2017a) A list of Egyptian spiders (revised in 2017). Serket 15: 167-183 pdf

Jäger P (2005) Zimiris doriai (Araneae: Prodidomidae) - erstmals nach Deutschland eingeschleppt. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 29: 17-19 pdf

Platnick N I, Penney D (2004) A revision of the widespread spider genus Zimiris (Araneae, Prodidomidae). American Museum Novitates 3450: 1-12 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

03-10-2020 Distribution update Detail
26-02-2015 Distribution update Detail