Thomisidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Xysticus  C. L. Koch, 1835   82 species

Xysticus caspicus  Utochkin, 1968

Description
Male

Male unknown.

Female

Epigyne with two shallow openings situated at a distance from the epigastric region. Prosoma 2.65 mm long, 2.5 mm wide; surface yellow-brown with yellow median band extending from the eye region to the petiolus. Anterior part of median band with brownish yellow pentagonal spot and posterior part yellow. Carapace sides brownish yellow with marmoration and brown spots in the rear. Eye field yellow, medium eye tubercles slightly darkened; medium-eye rectangle wider than long. Clypeus with 7 bristles. Sternum yellow with large brown spots. Opisthosoma with gray-brown dorsum and grayish-yellow venter and sides. Dorsum pattern blurred and barely noticable.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Russia (Europe to Central Asia), Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan
Figures
Distribution List
Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2020) |||
References

Mikhailov K G (2013) The spiders (Arachnida: Aranei) of Russia and adjacent countries: a non-annotated checklist. Arthropoda Selecta, Supplement 3: 1-262 pdf

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

Utochkin A S (1968) Pauki roda Xysticus faunii SSSR (Opredelitel'). Ed. Univ. Perm, 73 pp. 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
25-05-2015 Datasheet update Detail
25-05-2015 Image insert