Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Zelotes  Gistel, 1848   124 species

Zelotes chaniaensis  Senglet, 2011


Prosoma yellow-brown, with faint marking. Prosoma length, 2.2 mm, prosoma width: 1.66 mm. Legs with faint marking, tarsi yellow-brown. Opisthosoma: scutum occupying 1/4 of opisthosoma length.

Body length male: 5.5 mm

Prosoma length: 2.33 mm, prosoma width: 1.55 mm. Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 5.4 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Greece (Crete), Iran?
Distribution List
Greece / Crete   (no references) |||

Chatzaki M, Thaler K, Mylonas M (2003) Ground spiders (Gnaphosidae; Araneae) from Crete and adjacent areas of Greece. Taxonomy and distribution. III. Zelotes and allied genera. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 110: 45-89 pdf

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

Senglet A (2011) New species in the Zelotes tenuis-group and new or little known species in other Zelotes groups (Gnaphosidae, Araneae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 118: 513-559 pdf

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

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