Thomisidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Bassaniodes  Pocock, 1903   22 species

Bassaniodes tristrami  (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872)

Description
Male

Prosoma length: 1.8-2.3 mm. Opisthosoma oval, posterior part rounded and somewhat flat.

Female

Prosoma length: 2.1-3.0 mm.

Additional information

Under stones in dry phrygana

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Greece, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia (Europe) to Central Asia, Middle East
Figures
Distribution List
Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2020) ||| Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| Egypt   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Georgia   (Otto, 2020) ||| Greece   (Naumova, 2020) ||| Greece / Crete   (Bosmans et al., 2013) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2020) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2019) |||
References

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Hadjiconstantis M, Komnenov M, Bosselaers J, Huber S, McCowan D, Snazell R, Decae A, Zoumides C, Kielhorn K-H, Oger P (2019c) Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian Arachnological Society 34, Suppl. 1: 1-173 pdf

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from the Greek island of Crete. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 28 (Suppl. 1): 1-147 pdf

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2019 [last updated 1 June 2019], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info pdf

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

Marusik Y M, Logunov D V (1995a) The crab spiders of Middle Asia (Aranei, Thomisidae), 2. Beiträge zur Araneologie 4: 133-175 pdf

Naumova M (2020) Descriptions of two new spider species, with new data on the Albanian arachnofauna (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Pseudoscorpiones and Scorpiones). Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 72: 3-12 pdf

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

Russell-Smith A, Allison R, Askins M, Blumsom W, Snazell R, Spilling C (2011) A provisional checklist and gazetteer of the spiders of Chios, Greece (Arachnida: Araneae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 15: 133-167 pdf

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

Wunderlich J (1995b) Zur Kenntnis west-paläarktischer Arten der Gattungen Psammitis Menge 1875, Xysticus C. L. Koch 1835 und Ozyptila Simon 1864 (Arachnida: Araneae: Thomisidae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 4: 749-774 pdf

Updates
28-03-2020 Image insert
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28-05-2015 Datasheet update Detail
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