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

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Turkey, Caucasus (Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan)
 male  female
Distribution List
Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2020) ||| Georgia   (Otto, 2020) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2020) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2021a) |||

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

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

Ovtsharenko V I (1979) Spiders of the families Gnaphosidae, Thomisidae, Lycosidae (Aranei) in the Great Caucasus. Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta Akademii Nauk SSSR, Leningrad 85: 39-53 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (29.05.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

18-12-2014 Image insert
01-12-2013 Distribution update Detail