Taxon details

Zelotes metellus Roewer, 1928

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2023-05-23
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: France, Italy, Albania, Greece to Iran, Israel, Russia (Europe)
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Taxonomic references
Zelotes metellus Roewer, 1928b: 110, pl. 1, f. 16-17 (Df).
Zelotes sumchi Levy, 1998c: 151, f. 128-130 (Dm) [].
Camillina metellus Chatzaki, Thaler & Mylonas, 2003: 48, f. 8-9 (Tf from Zelotes, rejected; not m, f. 3-7, =Z. prishutovae).
Zelotes sumchi Levy, 2009: 41, f. 87-88 (Df).
Camillina metellus Kovblyuk et al., 2009: 172, f. 12-20 (mf, S Z. prishutovae, rejected).
Zelotes metellus Senglet, 2011: 556, f. 171-178 (f, Sm).
Zelotes metellus Chatzaki & Russell-Smith, 2017: 250, f. 36 (m).
Zelotes metellus Ponomarev, Prokopenko & Shmatko, 2017: 110, f. 11-12 (m).
Zelotes metellus Mazzia et al., 2018: 14, f. 1A-B, 2A-D, 3A-C (mf).

Chatzaki, M., Thaler, K. & Mylonas, M. (2003). Ground spiders (Gnaphosidae; Araneae) from Crete and adjacent areas of Greece. Taxonomy and distribution. III. Zelotes and allied genera. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 110(1): 45-89. doi:10.5962/bhl.part.80176 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Kovblyuk, M. M., Seyyar, O., Demir, H. & Topçu, A. (2009). New taxonomic and faunistic data on the gnaphosid spiders of Turkey (Aranei: Gnaphosidae). Arthropoda Selecta 18: 169-187. 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

Levy, G. (2009). New ground-spider genera and species with annexed checklist of the Gnaphosidae (Araneae) of Israel. Zootaxa 2066: 1-49. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.2066.1.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mazzia, C., Cornic, J.-F., Capowiez, Y. & Bounias-Delacour, A. (2018). Zelotes metellus Roewer, 1928, nouvelle espèce pour la faune de France. Revue Arachnologique (2) 5: 14-17. 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

Roewer, C. F. (1928b). Araneae. In: Zoologische Streifzüge in Attika, Morea, und besonders auf der Insel Kreta, II. Abhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins zu Bremen 27, 92-123. 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

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Date Type Reference Detail
2023-05-23 Species distribution update n/a (Old value)
2018-10-06 New taxonomic reference entry Mazzia et al., 2018 n/a
2018-10-06 Species distribution update Mazzia et al., 2018 n/a (Old value)
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 Chatzaki & Russell-Smith, 2017 n/a
2017-01-19 Species distribution update Naumova, Hristovski & Hristov, 2016 n/a (Old value)