Thomisidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Ozyptila  Simon, 1864   52 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 2024): Spain, France
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.

France   (no references) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain / Balearic Islands   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Barrientos J A, Febrer J B (2018) Arañas (Arachnida, Araneae) de Menorca (Islas Baleares, España). 2: “adenda et corrigenda”. Descripción de tres especies nuevas. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 33: 39-51 pdf

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

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

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

09-01-2019 Distribution update Detail
07-01-2014 Distribution update Detail