Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Zelotes  Gistel, 1848   124 species

Zelotes pluridentatus  Marinaro, 1967


Male unknown.


Prosoma reddish brown, with dark radial stripes. Prosoma length: 2.5 mm. Chelicerae: retromargin with 2 small teeth and a larger tooth. Sternum and legs yellowish red-brown. Opisthosoma: dorsum pale grey, venter almost white.

Body length female: 6.7 mm
  No data
Distribution comment: Mentioned for Sicily by Di Franco (1994d, 1997b), but omitted from the Italian checklist by Pantini & Isaia (2018)
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Algeria
Distribution List
Algeria   (Bosmans, unpubl.) |||

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Di Franco F (1994d) New reports and remarks on Gnaphosidae (Arachnida, Araneae) of Sicily. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali 26(345): 85-92 pdf

Di Franco F (1997b) New considerations about the gnaphosid fauna of Italy (Araneae: Gnaphosidae). Bulletin of the British arachnological Society 10: 242-246 pdf

Marinaro J-Y (1967) Les araignées d'Afrique du Nord. I. Sur une collection de Drassidae à peigne metatarsal d'Algérie. Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France 92: 687-704 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 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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