Thomisidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Ozyptila  Simon, 1864   47 species

Ozyptila elegans  (Blackwall, 1870)


Prosoma glossy, pale brownish-yellow, median line palest, with irregular black band. Sternum heart-shaped, light, slightly greenish. Legs pale yellow, slightly greenish, with few red-brown annuli. Opisthosoma oviform, yellowish-white. Palp: tibia with two apophyses, the upper one much longer and bifid.

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 (2015).

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Distribution comment: Omitted from the Italian checklist by Pantini & Isaia (2015)
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Italy
Distribution List
Italy   ( no references ) |||

Blackwall J (1870b) A list of spiders captured by Professor E. Perceval Wright, M. D., in the Province of Lucca, in Tuscany, in the summer of 1863, with characters of such species as appear to be new or little known to arachnologists. Jour Linn Soc Lond (Zool) 10: 405-434

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at

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

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

19-07-2016 Datasheet update Detail
16-11-2015 Image insert