Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Trachyzelotes  Lohmander, 1944   17 species

Trachyzelotes minutus  Crespo, 2010


Prosoma yellow-greyish with some grey striae. Legs yellow-greyish, terminal segments slightly darker. Opisthosoma grey, males with triangular scutum.

Body length male: 2.38 mm
Body length female: 2.36-2.97 mm
Additional information

in cork oak woodland

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Portugal
 male  female
Distribution List
Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

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

Crespo L C, Mendes S (2010) Trachyzelotes minutus, a new zelotine ground spider (Araneae: Gnaphosidae: Zavattaricinae) species from southern Portugal. Journal of Arachnology 38: 588-591 pdf

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

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf