Taxon details

Cryptodrassus helvolus (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-02-17
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Russia (Europe), Turkey, Cyprus, Israel, Iran, Kazakhstan
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Melanophora helvola O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872: 243, pl. 16, f. 23 (Dm).
Prosthesima helvola Simon, 1878a: 98.
Zelotes helvolus Levy, 1998c: 148, f. 120-122 (m).
Zelotes helvoloides Levy, 1998c: 150, f. 126-127 (f) [misidentified per Chatzaki & Russell-Smith, 2017: 238].
Cryptodrassus helvolus Chatzaki & Russell-Smith, 2017: 238, f. 1-6 (mf, T from Zelotes).
Zelotes helvolus Ponomarev, Prokopenko & Shmatko, 2017: 110, f. 9-10 (m).
Cryptodrassus helvolus Ponomarev et al., 2018a: 246, f. 3-4 (f).

Chatzaki, M. & Russell-Smith, A. (2017). New species and new records of ground spiders (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) from Cyprus. Zootaxa 4329(3): 237-255. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4329.3.3 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levy, G. (1998c). The ground-spider genera Setaphis, Trachyzelotes, Zelotes, and Drassyllus (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) in Israel. Israel Journal of Zoology 44: 93-158. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1872). General list of the spiders of Palestine and Syria, with descriptions of numerous new species, and characters of two new genera. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 40(1): 212-354, pl. 13-16. doi:10.1111/j.1469-7998.1872.tb00489.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ponomarev, A. V., Prokopenko, E. V. & Shmatko, V. Y. (2017). New and interesting records of spiders (Arachnida: Aranei) from the southeastern part of the Russian Plain. Proceedings of the Russian Entomological Society in St. Petersburg 88(1): 103-117. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ponomarev, A. V., Bastaev, V. V., Dubovikoff, D. A. & Shmatko, V. Y. (2018a). On a small collection of spiders (Aranei) from the Astrakhan Reserve (Russia). Arthropoda Selecta 27(3): 244-256. doi:10.15298/arthsel.27.3.09 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

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2021-02-17 Species distribution update n/a (Old value)
2019-10-13 Species distribution update n/a (Old value)
2018-09-28 New taxonomic reference entry Ponomarev et al., 2018a n/a
2017-11-15 New taxonomic reference entry Ponomarev, Prokopenko & Shmatko, 2017 n/a
2017-11-15 Species distribution update Ponomarev, Prokopenko & Shmatko, 2017 n/a (Old value)
2017-10-05 New taxonomic reference entry Levy, 1998c n/a
2017-10-05 New taxonomic reference entry Chatzaki & Russell-Smith, 2017 n/a
2017-10-05 Species transferred to new genus Chatzaki & Russell-Smith, 2017 Species transferred from Zelotes to Cryptodrassus
2017-10-05 Species distribution update Chatzaki & Russell-Smith, 2017 n/a (Old value)