Zodariidae  Thorell, 1881 / Zodarion  Walckenaer, 1826   119 species

Zodarion lutipes  (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872)


Prosoma with brown cephalic part and yellow thoracic part (males sometimes uniformly brown). Prosoma length: 1.6-2.3 mm. Sternum yellow. Legs yellow. Opisthosoma purplish black, venter sometimes lighter, dorsum in males sometimes with dark, narrow longitudinal band in anterior part.

Body length male: 3.1-4.5 mm

Colouration as in males. Prosoma length: 1.6-2.3 mm.

Body length female: 3.3-6.7 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Cyprus, Israel, Lebanon, Jordan, Iran

Bosmans R (2009) Revision of the genus Zodarion Walckenaer, 1833, part III. South East Europe and Turkey (Araneae: Zodariidae). Contributions to Natural History 12: 211-295 pdf

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

Levy G (1992) The spider genera Palaestina, Trygetus, Zodarion and Ranops (Araneae, Zodariidae) in Israel with annotations on species of the Middle East. Israel Journal of Zoology 38: 67-110 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

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