Gnaphosidae  Banks, 1892 / Leptopilos  Levy, 2009   6 species

Leptopilos levantinus  Levy, 2009


Palpus: large, thick, hooked tegular apophysis bends above two small pointed dark processes and a fine transparent lamina, tibial apophysis tapers to slightly truncated tip. Prosoma length: 1.3 mm, prosoma width: 0.9 mm.


Epigyne: anterior cap-like hood (reminds of a little girl’s summer hat) rises above nearly round median cavity. Cavity coated inside by brown rigid transparent membrane. Sides of cavity partly flanked by transparent folds. Prosoma length: 1.2-1.3 mm, prosoma width: 0.9 mm.

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Global distribution (WSC 2023): Greece, Israel, Iran
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.

Greece   (Chatzaki & Van Keer, 2019) ||| Greece / Crete   (Chatzaki et al., 2002a; Chatzaki et al., 2002b) |||

Chatzaki M, Thaler K, Mylonas M (2002a) Ground spiders (Gnaphosidae; Araneae) of Crete (Greece). Taxonomy and distribution. I. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 109: 559-601 pdf

Chatzaki M, Thaler K, Mylonas M (2002b) Ground spiders (Gnaphosidae, Araneae) of Crete and adjacent areas of Greece. Taxonomy and distribution. II. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 109: 603-633 pdf

Chatzaki M, Van Keer J (2019) Ground spiders (Araneae: Gnaphosidae, Liocranidae, Prodidomidae) from the Greek islands Rodos, Symi and Karpathos, with the description of new species. Zootaxa 4646: 434-460 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (25.10.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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