Thomisidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Synema  Simon, 1864   6 species

Synema caucasicum  Utochkin, 1960


Colouration as in females, except dorsum of opisthosoma brownish black, with a yellowish white mark. Prosoma length: 2.1 mm.


Prosoma reddish brown, sparsely covered with some black spines and short bright setae. Prosoma length: 2.1 mm. Chelicerae reddish brown. Sternum dark brown, with brownish yellow marks, covered with some fine setae. Opisthosoma: dorsum covered with short and thick setae, with yellowish white and brown-black markings, venter with a broad black-brown longitudinal band, bordered by 4 rows of small dirty yellow marks ranging from epiastric furrow to the spinnerets and, additionally, with 5 white marks.

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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Georgia

Mcheidze T S (1997) Spiders of Georgia: Systematics, Ecology, Zoogeographic Review. Tbilisi Univ, 390 pp

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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