Gnaphosidae  Banks, 1892 / Zelotes  Gistel, 1848   127 species

Zelotes olympi  (Kulczyński, 1903)


Prosoma length: 2.2-3.0 mm.

Body length male: 4.4-7.5 mm

Prosoma length: 2.4-2.8 mm.

Body length female: 6.0-7.9 mm
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Kosovo, North Macedonia, Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey, Ukraine, Russia (Caucasus)
 male  female
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Greece   (Chatzaki, 2021) ||| Kosovo   (Grapci-Kotori et al., 2022) ||| North Macedonia   (Grapci-Kotori et al., 2022) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2022) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2024a) ||| Ukraine   (Kovblyuk, 2005b; Kovblyuk et al., 2016) |||

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Chatzaki M (2010b) New data on the least known zelotines (Araneae, Gnaphosidae) of Greece and adjacent regions. Zootaxa 2564: 43-61 pdf

Chatzaki M (2021) Description of new ground spider species (Gnaphosidae, Araneae) from mainland Greece. Taxonomy 1: 374-394 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S, Coşar İ (2024a) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2024 [last updated 01 January 2024], online at pdf

Grapci-Kotori L, Geci D, Naumova M, Ibrahimi H, Bilalli A, Musliu M, Gashi A, Kasumaj E (2022) Spiders from Sharr Mountain – new faunistic data (Arachnida: Araneae). Natura Croatica 31: 335-350 pdf

Kovblyuk M M (2005b) Little-known species of the genus Zelotes (Aranei, Gnaphosidae) from Crimea. Vestnik Zoologii 39: 3-14 pdf

Kovblyuk M M, Gnelitsa V A, Nadolny A A, Kastrygina Z A, Kukushkin, O V (2016) Spiders (Arachnida: Aranei) of the Karadag Nature Reserve (Crimea). Ekosystemy 3(33): 3-288 pdf

Otto S (2022) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 02.2022. Internet:

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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