Thomisidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Xysticus  C. L. Koch, 1835   83 species

Xysticus lalandei  (Audouin, 1826)


Prosoma braun with black margins, posteriorly with light wedge-shaped marking, eye field light. Legs browm, mottled with light and dark spots. Opisthosoma: dorsum with light, dentate band edged by black markings.

Body length male: 4.0-5.1 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Egypt, Israel

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

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

Levy G (1985) Araneae: Thomisidae. In Fauna Palaestina, Arachnida II. Israel Academy of Sciences and Jerusalem, 115 pp. pdf

Levy G (1999b) New thomisid and philodromid spiders (Araneae) from southern Israel. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 11: 185-190 pdf

Otto S (2017) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 08.2017. Internet:

Pantini P, Isaia M (2018) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version June 2018). online at pdf

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

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