Sparassidae  Bertkau, 1872 / Olios  Walckenaer, 1837   5 species

Olios pictus  (Simon, 1885)

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Israel, Saudi Arabia
Distribution List
Algeria   (Levy, 1989; Jäger, 2020) ||| Libya   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Morocco   (Jäger, 2020) ||| Tunisia   (Jäger, 2020) |||

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

Jäger P (2020) The spider genus Olios Walckenaer, 1837 (Araneae: Sparassidae) – Part 1: species groups, diagnoses, identification keys, distribution maps and revision of the argelasius-, coenobitus- and auricomis-groups. Zootaxa 4866: 1-119 pdf

Järvi T H (1912) Das Vaginalsystem der Sparassiden. I. Allgemeiner Teil. Annales Academiae Scientiarum Fennicae (A) 4: 1-131, 11pl pdf

Levy G (1989) The family of huntsman spiders in Israel with annotations on species of the Middle East (Araneae: Sparassidae). Journal of Zoology, London 217: 127-176 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (29.05.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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