Thomisidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Pistius  Simon, 1875   2 species

Pistius undulatus  Karsch, 1879


Prosoma and opisthosoma with long, spine-shaped bristles, prosomal margin with short bent bristles.

Body length male: 3 mm
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Russia (Urals to Far East), Kazakhstan, China, Korea, Japan
 male  female
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.

Italy  Removed (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Russia, Eastern   (Esyunin & Efimik, 1995) |||

Buchar J, Thaler K (1995b) Zur Variation der Kopulationsorgane von Pistius truncatus (Pallas) (Araneida, Thomisidae) in Mitteleuropa. Linzer Biologische Beiträge 27: 653-663 pdf

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

Lehtinen P T (2004) Taxonomic notes on the Misumenini (Araneae: Thomisidae: Thomisinae), primarily from the Palaearctic and Oriental regions. In Logunov, D. V. & D. Penney (eds.), European Arachnology 2003 (Proceedings of the 21st European Colloquium of Arachnology, St.-Petersburg, 4-9 August 2003). Arthropoda Selecta, Special Issue 1: 147-184 pdf

Ono H (1985) Revision einiger Arten der Familie Thomisidae (Arachnida, Araneae) aus Japan. Bulletin of the National Museum of Nature and Science Tokyo (A) 11: 19-39 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 (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (14.02.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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