Zodarion elegans (Simon, 1873)

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Description of Zodarion elegans

Physical Characteristics

Female 2.5 to 4 mm.
Abdomen shiny black-brown with beige chevrons.
Carapace beige with a black-brown head region and a black-brown band along the edge.
Legs beige with black-brown femora to pair of legs I and II. Femora of pair of legs III and IV half black-brown.
Palps beige with dark-brown femora.

Male 2 to 3 mm.
Markings and colours almost identical to the female.


Hot, dry, stony areas.


Occurs in the Mediterranean area.


The portrayed specimen has been found in June. No further information about the period is known.