Thomisidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Synema  Simon, 1864   10 species

Synema utotchkini  Marusik & Logunov, 1995


Prosoma dark red-brown, with yellowish area around the eyes. Opisthosoma dorsally with yellow transverse bands. Legs dark red-brown, tarsi and metatarsi reddish, basal parts of all segments yellowish. Palp: lateral tibial apopysis with two tips, wide tip of embolus.

Prosoma length: 2.3 mm, prosoma width: 2.2 mm.


Colouration as in males, abdominal pattern yellow or orange or absent. Resembles S. plorator, but larger prosoma and epigyne, as well as different shape of receptacula and ducts.

Prosoma length: 2.1-2.6 mm, prosoma width: 2.2-2.6 mm.

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Global distribution (WSC 2024): North Macedonia, Turkey, Russia (Europe, West Siberia), Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan
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.

North Macedonia   (Komnenov, 2014) ||| Russia, Eastern   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2024) |||

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S, Coşar İ (2024) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2024 [last updated 01 January 2024], online at pdf

Fomichev A A (2022a) New data on spiders (Arachnida: Aranei) of the plain part of Altai Territory, Russia. Acta Biologica Sibirica 8: 211-236 pdf

Komnenov M (2014) Spider fauna of the Osogovo Mt. Range, Northeastern Macedonia. Fauna Balkana 2: 1-267 pdf

Marusik Y M, Logunov D V (1995a) The crab spiders of Middle Asia (Aranei, Thomisidae), 2. Beiträge zur Araneologie 4: 133-175 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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