Taxon details

Zelotes fulvaster (Simon, 1878)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2023-03-25
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: France (Corsica), Italy, North Macedonia, Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Russia (Europe), Iran
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, France; f (jar 568, no. 1748, slide PM52) (Senglet, 2011)
Taxonomic references
Prosthesima fulvastra Simon, 1878a: 96, pl. 14, f. 30 (Df).
Zelotes fulvaster Simon, 1914: 168, 219, f. 345 (f).
Zelotes fulvaster Jézéquel, 1962b: 603, f. 26 (f).
Zelotes tenuis Deltshev, 2004: 72, f. 9-10 (m; misidentified per Senglet, 2011: 522).
Zelotes tenuis Kovblyuk, 2005b: 10, f. 6.1-3, 7.3-4 (mf; misidentified per Komnenov, 2014: 174).
Zelotes fulvaster Senglet, 2011: 522, f. 32-39, 75 (mf).
Zelotes tenuis Zamani & Mozaffarian, 2017: 11, f. 4 (f; misidentified per Zamani, in Gajdoš, Černecká & Šestáková, 2019: 58).
Zelotes fulvaster Varol & Akpınar, 2018: 228, f. 1d-f (f; presumably misidentified).
Zelotes fulvaster Picchi, 2020: 8, f. 2a-b (mf).
Zelotes fulvaster Ponomarev & Shmatko, 2020b: 304, f. 22 (m).
Zelotes fulvaster Seyyar & Demir, 2020c: 134, f. 2, 3A-C (m).
Zelotes fulvaster Özden et al., 2023: 27, f. 1A-D, 2A-C, 3A-B (mf).

Deltshev, C. (2004). Spiders (Araneae) from Sandanski-Petrich Valley (SW Bulgaria). Mitteilungen aus dem Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin, Zoologische Reihe 80(1): 71-76. doi:10.1002/mmnz.20040800106 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jézéquel, J. F. (1962b). Contribution à l'étude des Zelotes femelles (Araneidea [sic], Labidognatha, Gnaphosidae) de la fauna française (2e note). Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris (2) 33: 594-610. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kovblyuk, M. M. (2005b). Little-known species of the genus Zelotes (Aranei, Gnaphosidae) from Crimea. Vestnik Zoologii 39: 3-14. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Özden, Ö., Coşar, İ., Kunt, K. B. & Danışman, T. (2023). Zelotes fulvaster (Simon, 1878) (Araneae: Gnaphosidae), a new record for spider fauna of Cyprus. Acta Zoologica Cypria 1(2, 2022): 26-30. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Picchi, M. S. (2020). Spiders (Araneae) of olive groves and adjacent semi-natural habitats from central Italy. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 60: 1-11. doi:10.30963/aramit6001 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ponomarev, A. V. & Shmatko, V. Y. (2020b). New species and new records of spiders (Aranei) in the south of Russia. Caucasian Entomological Bulletin 16(2): 299-309. doi:10.23885/181433262020162-299309 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Seyyar, O. & Demir, H. (2020c). Zelotes fulvaster (Simon, 1878) (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) is a new spider record from Turkey. Serket 17(2): 133-135. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1878a). Les arachnides de France. Tome quatrième, contenant la famille des Drassidae. Roret, Paris, 334 pp., pl. 14-16. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1914). Les arachnides de France. Synopsis générale et catalogue des espèces françaises de l'ordre des Araneae. Tome VI. 1re partie. Roret, Paris, pp. 1-308. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Varol, M. İ. & Akpınar, A. (2018). Two new records for genus Zelotes from Turkey (Araneae: Gnaphosidae). Türkiye Entomoloji Bülteni 7(3, 2017): 227-229. doi:10.16969/entoteb.335804 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zamani, A. & Mozaffarian, F. (2017). Further spider (Arachnida: Araneae) material deposited in the Agricultural Zoology Museum of Iran (AZMI), Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 54: 8-20. doi:10.5431/aramit5403 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2023-03-25 New taxonomic reference entry Özden et al., 2023 n/a
2023-03-25 Species distribution update Özden et al., 2023 n/a (Old value)
2022-11-21 New taxonomic reference entry Varol & Akpınar, 2018 n/a
2022-07-11 Taxonomic reference added from other taxon n/a (Old value)
2020-12-20 New taxonomic reference entry Ponomarev & Shmatko, 2020b n/a
2020-12-20 Species distribution update Ponomarev & Shmatko, 2020b n/a (Old value)
2020-09-23 New taxonomic reference entry Picchi, 2020 n/a
2020-09-23 Species distribution update Picchi, 2020 n/a (Old value)
2020-05-03 Species distribution update Senglet, 2011 n/a (Old value)
2020-05-03 New taxonomic reference entry Seyyar & Demir, 2020c n/a
2020-05-03 Species distribution update Seyyar & Demir, 2020c n/a (Old value)
2015-03-17 New taxonomic reference entry Kovblyuk, 2005b n/a
2015-03-17 Species distribution update Komnenov, 2014 n/a (Old value)