Philodromidae  Thorell, 1870 / Thanatus  C. L. Koch, 1837   29 species

Thanatus atratus  Simon, 1875

Description

Male palp with small, rounded tegular apophysis. Embolus uniformly rounded. Median epigynal plate distinctly separating lateral pockets. Legs grey or light brown and spotted. Opisthosoma grey or light brown.

Body length male: 3.1-4.7 mm
Body length female: 4.6-6.1 mm
Additional information

In dry and semi-dry steppe areas, on sea coasts and salt places, hibernation as juveniles

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia to Kazakhstan, Korea, Japan
Phenology
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References

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Updates
24-09-2015 Distribution update Old value
12-11-2013 Image insert
15-10-2013 Distribution update Old value