Thomisidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Xysticus  C. L. Koch, 1835   83 species

Xysticus slovacus  Svatoň, Pekár & Prídavka, 2000


Prosoma beige, dark brown at sides and in the middle. Opisthosoma beige with distinct brown markings at sides and in the middle. Palpus with hook-shaped median tegular apophysis.

prosoma length: 2.4 mm, prosoma width: 2.3 mm.


Prosoma yellow, darker in the middle, with a pair of brown stripes along margin. Vestibula oval and diverging anteriorly. Distance between vestibula and spermathecae is twice the diameter of vestibulum.

prosoma length: 3.0 mm, prosoma width: 2.8 mm.

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Global distribution (WSC 2024): Slovakia, Ukraine, Russia (Urals)
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Russia, Eastern   (Svatoň et al., 2000) ||| Russia, Northern   (Svatoň et al., 2000) ||| Slovakia   (Svatoň et al., 2000) ||| Ukraine   (no references) |||

Esyunin S L, Efimik V E (1995) Remarks on the Ural spider fauna, 4. New records of spider species (excluding Linyphiidae) from the Urals (Arachnida Aranei). Arthropoda Selecta 4(1): 71-91 pdf

Pakhorukov N M, Utochkin A S (1977) Four new for the USSR spider (Aranei) species from the northern Urals. Vestnik Zoologii 1977(4): 91-92 pdf

Svatoň J, Pekár S, Prídavka R (2000) Xysticus slovacus sp. n., a new thomisid spider from Slovakia (Araneae: Thomisidae). Acta Universitatis Carolinae Biologica 44: 157-162 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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