Taxon details

Zelotes tragicus (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-04-26
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Chad, Ethiopia, Israel
Type deposit provide information
  • Lectotype: Museo Civico Storia Naturale G. Doria, Genova (MCSNG), Italy; f of Zelotes kerimi (Bosmans & Hervé, 2021)
  • Paralectotype: Museo Civico Storia Naturale G. Doria, Genova (MCSNG), Italy; 1m of Zelotes kerimi (Bosmans & Hervé, 2021)
Taxonomic references
Melanophora tragica O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872: 243, pl. 16, f. 22 (Dm).
Prosthesima tragica Simon, 1878a: 98.
Prosthesima kerimii Pavesi, 1880b: 348 (Dmf) [].
Zelotes tragicus Levy, 1998c: 133, f. 82-85 (m, Df).
Zelotes tragicus FitzPatrick, 2007: 121, f. 81-84 (mf).
Zelotes tragicus El-Hennawy et al., 2020: 310, f. 3-23 (mf).
Zelotes tragicus Bosmans & Hervé, 2021: 61, f. 2f (f, S of Zelotes kerimi).

Bosmans, R. & Hervé, C. (2021). Less is more: eight new synonyms in Mediterranean spiders (Araneae), with a new Pelecopsis species from Tunisia (Linyphiidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 61: 58-64. doi:10.30963/aramit6109 download pdf -- Show included taxa

El-Hennawy, H. K., Sallam, G. M. E., El-Azim, N. A. I. A. & Fadl, H. A. A. A. (2020). The first record of Zelotes tragicus (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872) (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) in Egypt. Serket 17(3): 306-313. 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

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

Pavesi, P. (1880b). Studi sugli Aracnidi africani. I. Aracnidi di Tunisia. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 15: 283-388. 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

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

External Resource References

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Nentwig, W., Blick, T., Bosmans, R., Gloor, D., Hänggi, A., Kropf, C.: Spiders of Europe. Version 05.2018. doi: 10.24436/1

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2021-04-26 Species distribution update Bosmans & Hervé, 2021 n/a (Old value)
2021-04-26 New taxonomic reference entry Bosmans & Hervé, 2021 n/a
2021-04-26 Species synonymy Bosmans & Hervé, 2021 Zelotes kerimi synonymized with Zelotes tragicus
2020-12-01 New taxonomic reference entry El-Hennawy et al., 2020 n/a
2020-12-01 Species distribution update El-Hennawy et al., 2020 n/a (Old value)