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

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Bulgaria, Turkey

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)

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2018 [last updated 1 January 2019], online at

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

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

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

12-07-2016 Datasheet update Old value