Thomisidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Xysticus  C. L. Koch, 1835   82 species

Xysticus abditus  Logunov, 2006


Resembles X. kempeleni and X. laetus. Prosoma dark brown, with thin V-shaped figure in cephalic region and white transverse stripe. Opisthosoma grey-brownish, dorsally with 3 thin, white transverse stripes and white stripe along anterior margin. Palp: tegular ridge at 2 o'clock. Intermediate tibial apophysis narrow.

Prosoma length: 2.0 mm, prosoma width: 2.0 mm.


Female unknown.

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Bulgaria, Turkey
Distribution List
Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2021a) |||

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2021a) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2021 [last updated 1 January 2021], online at pdf

Logunov D V (2006) Notes on Xysticus kempeleni Thorell, 1872 and two closely related spider species (Araneae: Thomisidae). Acta Arachnologica 55: 59-66 pdf

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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