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

Xysticus britcheri  Gertsch, 1934

Body length male: 4.5 mm

Prosoma light brown to grey, with brown lateral bands and a light median stripe. Legs light brown, femoram patellae and tarsi with median and lateral white narrow longitudinal stripes. Opisthosoma light brown, with white lateral bands and a lighter median stripe, caudally with 3 white bands.

Body length female: 5 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Russia (Europe to Far East), Alaska, Canada, USA
Distribution List
Belarus   (Dondale et al., 2006) ||| Russia, Eastern   (no references) ||| Russia, Northern   (no references) |||

Dondale C D, Kronestedt T, Buckle D J (2006) Confirmation of the presence of Xysticus chippewa in Europe (Araneae, Thomisidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 13: 361-364 pdf

Gertsch W J (1934) Notes on American crab spiders (Thomisidae). American Museum Novitates 707: 1-25 pdf

Marusik Y M, Logunov D V (1996) Poorly known spider species of the families Salticidae and Thomisidae (Aranei) of the Soviet Far East. In Entomological Studies in the North-East of the USSR. USSR Academy of Sciences, Institute of Biological Problems of the North, Vladivostok, pp. 131-140. pdf

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

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (29.05.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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