Zoropsidae  Bertkau, 1882 / Zoropsis  Simon, 1878   8 species

Zoropsis oertzeni  Dahl, 1901

Description

Cymbium with dorsal field of bristles. Epigyne with broad, short scapus.

Body length female: 17 mm
Additional information

distribution limit southern border of the alps. In open woodland, under stones and bark, often synanthropic in and on buildings. Females sit in a brood chamber on the cocoon and apparently do not leave it anymore, egg laying in spring, maturity in autumn

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Italy, Greece, Balkans, Turkey
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Distribution List
Albania   (Deltshev et al., 2011b) ||| Croatia   (no references) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (no references) |||
References

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from the Greek island of Crete. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 28 (Suppl. 1): 1-147 pdf

Deltshev C, Vrenozi B, Blagoev G, Lazarov S (2011b) Spiders of Albania – faunistic and zoogeographical review (Arachnida: Araneae). Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 63: 125-144 pdf

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

Thaler K, Knoflach B (1998c) Zoropsis spinimana (Dufour), eine für Österreich neue Adventivart (Araneae, Zoropsidae). Berichte des Naturwissenschaftlich-Medizinischen Vereins in Innsbruck 85: 173-185 pdf

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

Updates
07-01-2014 Distribution update Detail
04-12-2013 Distribution update Detail
15-10-2013 Distribution update Detail