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

Xysticus caucasius  L. Koch, 1878


Male unknown.


Prosoma reddish brown to brownish yellow, mottled with brown, with indistinct median stripe, posterior part yellowish white, with brown stripe on posterior margin and brown spots, lateral parts mottled with white, margin with narrow white line. Prosoma length: 4 mm. Sternum reddish brown, mottled with yellowish white. Legs brownish red, with white spots, tibiae dorsally with light longitudinal stripes, metatarsi and tarsi yellow-brown. Opisthosoma grey-yellow, dorsum with reddish pattern, dentate in posterior part, sides with reddish stripes.

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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Georgia

Koch L (1878) Kaukasische Arachnoiden. In Schneider, O. (ed.), Naturwissenschaftliche Beitrage zur Kenntniss der Kaukasusländer. Dresden 3: 36-71

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

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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