Thomisidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Ozyptila  Simon, 1864   45 species

Ozyptila confluens  (C. L. Koch, 1845)

Description
Male

Habitus similar to female. Pedipalp with a stubby ventral apophysis, a slender retrolateral apophysis and a horn-shaped lateral apophysis.

Female

Prosoma reddish brown with lighter median band. Opisthosoma dark brown with whitish brown patterns. Epigyne with a broad median septum.

Body length female: 5.5 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Southern Europe, Syria
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Distribution List
Albania   (Deltshev et al., 2011b) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Croatia   (no references) ||| France   (no references) ||| France / Corsica   (no references) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Greece / Crete   (Bosmans et al., 2013) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sicily   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Montenegro   (no references) ||| North Macedonia   (Komnenov, 2014) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Turkey (Europe)   (no references) |||
References

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from the Greek island of Crete. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 28 (Suppl. 1): 1-147 pdf

Breitling R, Bauer T, Schäfer M, Morano E, Barrientos J A, Blick T (2016b) Phantom spiders 2: More notes on dubious spider species from Europe. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 52: 50-77 pdf

Deltshev C, Vrenozi B, Blagoev G, Lazarov S (2011b) Spiders of Albania – faunistic and zoogeographical review (Arachnida: Araneae). Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 63: 125-144 pdf

Demircan N, Topçu A (2015) A contribution to the spider fauna of the European part of Turkey (Araneae). Serket 14: 176-183 pdf

Dentici A (2017) Contribution to the knowledge of Sicilian spider fauna (Arachnida Araneae). Biodiversity Journal 8: 861-864 pdf

Kolosváry G (1939b) Verzeichnis der auf der III. ungarischen wissenschaftlichen Adria-Exkursion gesammelten Landtiere in Dalmatien 1938. Festschrift Embrik Strand 5: 131-138 pdf

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

Lazarov S, Deltshev C, Blagoev G (2001) The spiders (Araneae) of Sashtinska Sredna Gora Mountain (Bulgaria). Faunistic and zoogeographical analysis. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 53: 3-28 pdf

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

Simon E (1932) Les arachnides de France 6 (4). Paris (Roret): 773-978 pdf

Trotta A (2009) Ricerche zoologiche della nave oceanografica "Minerva" (C. N. R.) sulle isole circumsarde. XXXII. Araneae. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 100: 481-500 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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