Thomisidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Thomisus  Walckenaer, 1805   7 species

Thomisus modestus  Blackwall, 1870


Prosoma pale brownish yellow, glossy. Sternum heart-shaped. Legs pale yellowish with red-brown. Opisthosoma oviform, light yellowish-red, glossy, lighter ventrally, dorsally with a series of 6 slightly depressed, light brown spots on both sides.

Prosoma length: 1.6 mm, prosoma width: 1.6 mm.

Body length male: 3.2 mm

Female unknown.

Additional information

Species inquirenda per Pantini & Isaia (2018).

No illustrations provided by the author.

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Distribution comment: Omitted from the Italian checklist by Pantini & Isaia (2019)
Global distribution (WSC 2022): Italy
Distribution List
Italy  Removed (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) |||

Pantini P, Isaia M (2018) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version June 2018). pdf

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

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.01.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

22-03-2022 Image insert
22-03-2022 Distribution update Detail
12-07-2016 Datasheet update Detail