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
Distribution comment: Italy: doubtful (Pantini & Isaia 2018)
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Italy?, Russia (Urals to Far East), Kazakhstan, China, Korea, Japan
 male  female

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

Ono H (1985) Revision einiger Arten der Familie Thomisidae (Arachnida, Araneae) aus Japan. Bull natn Sci Mus Tokyo (A) 11: 19-39

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

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

Wunderlich J (2011a) Extant and fossil spiders (Araneae). Heutige und fossile Spinnen. Beiträge zur Araneologie 6: 1-640 pdf

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