Thomisidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Firmicus  Simon, 1895   2 species

Firmicus bivittatus  Simon, 1895


Prosoma and sternum black. Antrior legs (except metatarsi and tarsi) black, metatarsi and tarsi I-IV pale yellow. Opisthosoma: dorsum white, with 2 broad, black longitudinal bands, venter blackish brown, with a white line on each side.


Prosoma yellowish brown, ocular area and clypeus brown, with a thin black marginal line and 2 black longitudinal bands. Sternum yellowish brown. Anterior legs blackish, metatarsi and tarsi red-brown, femur II lighter, posterior legs yellowish brown. Opisthosoma long, dirty white, dorsum with 2 thin black bands, slightly undulating.

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Spain, France, Algeria
Distribution List
France   (no references) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Deltshev C (2017) Redescription of the poorly known crab spider Firmicus bivittatus (Araneae: Thomisidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 53: 9-11 pdf

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

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

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