Thomisidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Xysticus  C. L. Koch, 1835   78 species

Xysticus bacurianensis  Mcheidze, 1971


Embolus massive, strongly extended laterally, tutaculim finger-shaped. Prosoma length: 2.4 mm.

Body length male: 4.9 mm

Spermatheca with strong transverse membranous duct. Prosoma length: 2.6 mm.

Body length female: 6.2 mm
Additional information

Under stones, on herbs and grass in the alpine zone of Caucasian Mountains.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Turkey, Caucasus (Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan)
 male  female

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

Logunov D V, Demir H (2006) Further faunistic notes on Cozyptila and Xysticus from Turkey (Araneae, Thomisidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 31: 40-45

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

Ovtsharenko V I (1979) Spiders of the families Gnaphosidae, Thomisidae, Lycosidae (Aranei) in the Great Caucasus. Trudy zool Inst Leningrad 85: 39-53

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

18-12-2014 Image insert
01-12-2013 Distribution update Old value