Taxon details

Zelotes laetus (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: North Africa to Senegal and Kenya, Portugal, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia. Introduced to Hawaii, USA, Mexico, Peru
Type deposit provide information
  • Syntype: Museo di Storia Naturale, Università degli Studi di Firenze (MZUF), Florence, Italy; 1m 1j (675, 676) of Zelotes elolensis (Berdondini & Whitman, 2003)
Taxonomic references
Melanophora laeta O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872: 241, pl. 15, f. 19 (Dmf).
Melanophora inaurata O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872: 246, pl. 16, f. 26 (Dm).
Prosthesima tristicula O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1874a: 377, pl. 51, f. 6 (Dm).
Prosthesima antiope Simon, 1878a: 64 (Dm).
Prosthesima laeta Simon, 1878a: 98.
Prosthesima inaurata Simon, 1878a: 99.
Zelotes antiope Simon, 1914: 174, 216, f. 364 (Df).
Zelotes reformans Chamberlin, 1924b: 625, f. 65 (Df).
Zelotes salensis Berland, 1936: 70, f. 3 (Df).
Zelotes elolensis Caporiacco, 1941b: 92, f. 33 (Dm).
Zelotes inauratus Denis, 1955b: 107, f. 5-7 (m, Df).
Zelotes antiope Jézéquel, 1962b: 602, f. 17 (f).
Zelotes inauratus Denis, 1966e: 106, f. 6-7 (m).
Zelotes inauratus Marinaro, 1967: 695, f. 15 (f).
Zelotes reformans Platnick & Shadab, 1983a: 182, f. 253-258 (f, Dm).
Zelotes laetus Levy, 1998c: 122, f. 58-61 (m, Sf).
Zelotes laetus FitzPatrick, 2007: 108, f. 21-24 (mf, S).
Zelotes laetus Wunderlich, 2011: 406, f. 13-16 (mf).

Berland, L. (1936). Mission de M. A. Chevalier aux iles du Cap Vert (1934). 1. Araignées. Revue Française d'Entomologie 3: 67-88. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Caporiacco, L. di (1941b). Arachnida (esc. Acarina). Araneae. Missione Biologica Sagan-Omo, Reale Accademia d’Italia, Roma 12(Zoologia 6): 46-175. [the page numbers given at the single species partly refer to a differently paginated reprint] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, R. V. (1924b). The spider fauna of the shores and islands of the Gulf of California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 12: 561-694. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Denis, J. (1955b). Contribution à l'étude de l'Aïr (Mission L. Chopard et A. Villiers). Araignées. Bulletin de l'Institut Fondamental d'Afrique Noire 17(A): 99-146. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Denis, J. (1966e). Les araignées du Fezzân. Bulletin de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle d'Afrique du Nord 55: 103-144. download pdf -- Show included taxa

FitzPatrick, M. J. (2007). A taxonomic revision of the Afrotropical species of Zelotes (Arachnida: Araneae: Gnaphosidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 14(3): 97-172. doi:10.13156/arac.2011.14.3.97 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 33: 594-610. 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

Marinaro, J.-Y. (1967). Les araignées d'Afrique du Nord. I. Sur une collection de Drassidae à peigne metatarsal d'Algérie. Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France 92: 687-704. 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. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1874a). On some new species of Drassides. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 42(3): 370-419, Pl. LI-LII. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1874.tb02495.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Platnick, N. I. & Shadab, M. U. (1983a). A revision of the American spiders of the genus Zelotes (Araneae, Gnaphosidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 174: 97-192. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1878a). Les arachnides de France. Paris 4, 1-334. 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, 1-308. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (2011). Extant and fossil spiders (Araneae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 6: 1-640. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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