Thomisidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Heriaeus  Simon, 1875   12 species

Heriaeus hirtus  (Latreille, 1819)

Description
Male

Male similar to female but with a slimmer abdomen which is pale yellow and usually has a reddish cardiac mark.

Body length male: 3.5-5.5 mm
Female

With white, or very pale green, long hairs and spines. Epigyne rather pale, but has an almost circular tongue.

Body length female: 8-11 mm
Additional information

On hairy vegetation.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Europe, Turkey, Caucasus
Figures
Distribution List
Albania   ( no references ) ||| Azerbaijan   ( no references ) ||| Bulgaria   ( no references ) ||| Croatia   ( no references ) ||| Egypt   ( no references ) ||| Estonia   ( no references ) ||| France   ( no references ) ||| France / Corsica   ( no references ) ||| Georgia   ( no references ) ||| Greece   ( no references ) ||| Hungary   ( no references ) ||| Italy   ( no references ) ||| Italy / Sardinia   ( no references ) ||| Italy / Sicily   ( no references ) ||| Libya   ( no references ) ||| Montenegro   ( no references ) ||| Morocco   ( no references ) ||| North Macedonia   ( no references ) ||| Portugal   ( no references ) ||| Romania   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Central   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Southern   ( no references ) ||| Serbia   ( no references ) ||| Slovakia   ( no references ) ||| Slovenia   ( no references ) ||| Spain   ( no references ) ||| Switzerland   ( no references ) ||| Turkey (Asia)   ( no references ) ||| Turkey (Europe)   ( no references ) |||
References

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Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2019 [last updated 1 June 2019], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info

Hänggi A, Stäubli A, Heer X, Trivellone V, Pollini Paltrinieri L, Moretti M (2014) Eleven new spider species (Arachnida: Araneae) for Switzerland discovered in vineyards in Ticino - What are possible reasons? Mitt schweiz Ent Ges 87: 215-228

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

Kostanjšek R, Kuntner M (2015) Araneae Sloveniae: a national spider species checklist. ZooKeys 474: 1-91 pdf

Loerbroks A (1983) Revision der Krabbenspinnen-Gattung Heriaeus Simon (Arachnida, Araneae, Thomisidae). Verh Naturwiss Ver Hamburg 26: 85-139

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

Otto S (2019) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 10.2019. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

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

Roberts M J (1998) Spinnengids. Tirion Natuur Baarn, Netherlands

Seyfulina R R (2015) [Spider distribution (Arachnida, Aranei) in the Prioksko-Terrasnyi Nature Reserve]. [Proc Prioksko-Terras Nat Res] 6: 161-177

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

Vidal E, Oger P (2017) Heriaeus graminicola (Doleschall, 1852) (Araneae, Thomisidae) unse espèce confirmée pour la faune de France. Revue Arachnologique 2 4: 11-13 pdf

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

Updates
03-02-2019 Distribution update Detail
14-04-2018 Image insert
02-10-2017 Image insert
30-01-2017 Distribution update Detail
05-01-2015 Distribution update Detail