Zodariidae  Thorell, 1881 / Zodarion  Walckenaer, 1826   151 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 2022): Cyprus, Israel, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Iran
Distribution List
Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) |||

Al-Khazali A M (2022) Zodarion lutipes (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872) (Araneae: Zodariidae) a new record from Iraq. Serket 18: 378-381 pdf

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

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Hadjiconstantis M, Komnenov M, Bosselaers J, Huber S, McCowan D, Snazell R, Decae A, Zoumides C, Kielhorn K-H, Oger P (2019c) Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian Arachnological Society 34, Suppl. 1: 1-173 pdf

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

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.01.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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