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 2020): Mediterranean to Central Asia
Phenology
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Figures
Distribution List
Albania   (Kůrka et al., 2020) ||| Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2020) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Croatia   (no references) ||| Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| Egypt   (no references) ||| France   (no references) ||| France / Corsica   (no references) ||| Georgia   (Otto, 2020) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Greece / Crete   (no references) ||| Hungary   (Samu & Szinetár, 1999) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sicily   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Montenegro   (no references) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Russia, Eastern   (no references) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2020) ||| Serbia   (no references) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2019) ||| Ukraine   (no references) |||
References

Blackwall J A (1870a) Notes on a collection of spiders made in Sicily in the spring of 1868, by E. Perceval Wright, M. D., with a list of the species, and descriptions of some new species and of a new genus. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (4) 5: 392-405 pdf

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Hadjiconstantis M, Komnenov M, Bosselaers J, Huber S, McCowan D, Snazell R, Decae A, Zoumides C, Kielhorn K-H, Oger P (2019c) Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian Arachnological Society 34, Suppl. 1: 1-173 pdf

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Breitling R (2020) South European spiders from the Duffey collection in the Manchester Museum (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnology 18: 333-362 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2019 [last updated 1 June 2019], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info pdf

Kůrka A, Naumova M, Indzhov S, Deltshev C (2020) New faunistic and taxonomic data on the spider fauna of Albania (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 59: 8-21 pdf

Le Peru B (2011) The spiders of Europe, a synthesis of data: Volume 1 Atypidae to Theridiidae. Mémoires de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon 2: 1-522 pdf

Otto S (2020) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 03.2020. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Pantini P, Sassu A, Serra G (2013) Catalogue of the spiders (Arachnida Araneae) of Sardinia. Biodiversity Journal 4: 3-104 pdf

Ponomarev A V (2008a) Additions to the fauna of spiders (Aranei) of the from south of Russia and western Kazakhstan: new taxa and finds. Caucasian Entomological Bulletin 4: 49-61 pdf

Samu F, Szinetár C (1999) Bibliographic check list of the Hungarian spider fauna. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 11: 161-184 pdf

Simon E (1932) Les arachnides de France 6 (4). Paris (Roret): 773-978 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
25-07-2020 Image insert
29-04-2020 Distribution insert Detail
28-11-2019 Distribution update Detail
10-09-2013 Image insert
25-06-2013 Distribution update Detail