Thomisidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Synema  Simon, 1864   9 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 2021): Georgia, Azerbaijan
Distribution List
Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2020; Khasayeva & Huseynov, 2019) ||| Georgia   (Otto, 2020) |||

Khasayeva S I, Huseynov E F (2019) New records of spiders (Arachnida, Aranei) from Azerbaijan. Euroasian Entomological Journal 18: 357-361 pdf

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

Utochkin A S (1960b) Spiders of the genus Synaema, the group globosum (F.) in the USSR. Zoologicheskiĭ Zhurnal 39: 1018-1024 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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