Mimetidae  Simon, 1881 / Mimetus  Hentz, 1832   1 species

Mimetus laevigatus  (Keyserling, 1863)

Description
Male

Prosoma 2-2.5 mm long. Characters as in female.

Body length male: 4-6 mm
Female

Epigyne brown, transverse oval. Prosoma light yellowish, with a few blotches on the sides and a longitudinal brown streak, this streak is more narrow and black behind. Prosoma 2.2-2.5 mm long. Sternum with 2 black blotches on each side. Chelicerae very long, with a black spot on the front. Legs annulated and marked with black points. Opisthosoma greyish, with long hairs, with 2 large triangular blotches in the middle, following by a faint triangular blotch.

Body length female: 4-6 mm
Additional information

In bushes and under stones.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Mediterranean to Central Asia
Phenology
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References

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World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
28-11-2019 Distribution update Old value
10-09-2013 Image insert
25-06-2013 Distribution update Old value