Eresidae  C. L. Koch, 1845 / Adonea  Simon, 1873   3 species

Adonea fimbriata  Simon, 1873

Additional information

Storkaniella janinensis Kratochvíl & Miller, 1940 is not a synonym of this species per Řezáč (in litt.), but a juvenile female of Eresus walckenaeri. So Adonea fimbriata would not be known from Greece and the genus Adonea would not be known from Europe.


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Distribution comment: Morocco: cf.
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Algeria, Tunisia, Greece, Israel, Morocco?
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.

Algeria   (Miller et al., 2012; Benhacene et al., 2023) ||| Greece   (Kratochvíl & Miller, 1940b; Bosmans & Chatzaki, 2005) ||| Morocco   (Naumova, 2023) ||| Tunisia   (Miller et al., 2012) |||

Benhacene R, Adjami A, Hadjeb A, Kermiche K, Ouakid M L (2023) Bibliographic checklist of the Algerian spider fauna (Araneae). Zootaxa 5352: 301-357 pdf

Bosmans R, Chatzaki M (2005) A catalogue of the spiders of Greece – a critical review of all spider species cited from Greece with their localities. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische arachnologische Vereniging 20 (2, suppl.): 1-124 pdf

Kratochvíl J, Miller F (1940b) Eine neue Spinnengattung der Familie Eresidae aus Europa. Věstník Československé Zoologické Společnosti v Praze 8: 91-96 pdf

Miller J A, Griswold C E, Scharff N, Řezáč M, Szűts T, Marhabaie M (2012) The velvet spiders: an atlas of the Eresidae (Arachnida, Araneae). ZooKeys 195: 1-144 pdf

Naumova M (2023) Survey of the Moroccan arachnids (Araneae, Scorpiones & Solifugae) in the collections of the Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research, Bulgaria. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 66: 72-78 pdf

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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