Thomisidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Tmarus  Simon, 1875   6 species

Tmarus piger  (Walckenaer, 1802)

Description

Cymbium round to longish oval. Prosoma brownish, with broad grey lateral bands and provided with small spines. Legs vaguely annulated with brown-black, with short spines on black spots. Opisthosoma brown-grey, high, V-like compressed.

Body length male: 4 mm
Body length female: 5.9-6 mm
Additional information

On twigs and bark, well camouflaged

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to Far East), Kazakhstan, China, Korea, Japan
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References

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Updates
05-10-2017 Distribution update Old value
30-09-2015 Distribution update Old value
10-12-2013 Distribution update Old value