Thomisidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Pistius  Simon, 1875   2 species

Pistius truncatus  (Pallas, 1772)

Description

Prosoma brown, dorsally with bright spots. Males darker than females. Opisthosoma brown, ± triangular, angularly elongated on both sides in posterior part.

Body length male: 5 mm
Body length female: 8-9 mm
Additional information

On bushes, preferably in forest edges

Frequency: Not frequent, widely distributed

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Not listeted in Koponen & Fritzén (2013) for Finland, therefore deleted.
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia, Iran, China, Japan
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References

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World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
17-05-2016 Distribution update Old value
24-12-2015 Distribution update Old value
29-04-2014 Image insert