Philodromidae  Thorell, 1870 / Thanatus  C. L. Koch, 1837   35 species

Thanatus kitabensis  Charitonov, 1946


Prosoma brown, with ochre median band. Sternum and legs yellow. Opisthosoma ochre-yellow, with brown cardiac mark.

Body length male: 4.9-5.7 mm

Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 5.5-8.1 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Azerbaijan, Russia (West Siberia), Iran, Kazakhstan, Central Asia
Distribution List
Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2020) |||

Logunov D V, Huseynov E F (2008) A faunistic review of the spider family Philodromidae (Aranei) of Azerbaijan. Arthropoda Selecta 17: 117-131 pdf

Lyakhov O V (2000) Contribution to the Middle Asian fauna of the spider genus Thanatus C. L. Koch, 1837 (Aranei: Philodromidae). Arthropoda Selecta 8: 221-230 pdf

Otto S (2020) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 03.2020. Internet:

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (29.05.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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