Thomisidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Ozyptila  Simon, 1864   42 species

Ozyptila bejarana  Urones, 1998

Male palp with strongly protruding hook-shaped terminal apophysis, terminally sclerotised. Tibial apophysis bipartite, ventral apophysis hook-like bent, additional forked retrolateral apophysis, hardly sclerotised lobe in-between. Epigyne with anterior nipple-like extension. Vulva with distinctive large entrance ducts, ending in globular spermatheca. Prosoma brown-reddish with yellowish V-shaped pattern. Chelicerae brown-reddish. Legs light brown. Femur I-II dark brown, III-IV yellowish and distally dark brown. Opisthosoma dorsally and ventrally light brown with black lines. Body length male: 2.3 mm
Body length female: 2.97-4.25 mm
Additional information
in chestnut and oak forest, 900 m

Frequency: Very rarely found

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Spain, France

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

Urones C (1998) Descripción de Oxyptila bejarana n. sp. de la Sierra de Béjar (Salamanca, España) (Araneae, Thomisidae). Rev Arachnol 12: 79-88

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

07-01-2014 Distribution update Old value