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Thomisidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Psammitis  Menge, 1876   9 species

Psammitis demirsoyi  (Demir, Topçu & Türkes, 2006)

Description
Male

Prosoma red-brown, with yellow V-shaped mark. Prosoma length: 3.5 mm. Chelicerae and sternum yellow with dark brown spots. Legs mottled with brown, metatarsi and tarsi cream-coloured. Opisthosoma: dorsum light brown, with white stripes anteriorly and on sides, covered with long setae. Spinnerets yellow.

Female

Colouration lighter than in males. Prosoma light brown, with broad, yellow median band. Prosoma length: 3.5 mm. Chelicerae yellow. Sternum yellow with light brown spots. Legs yellow with dark brown spots, femora, patellae and tibiae dorsally and ventrally with brown longitudinal stripes. Opisthosoma: dorsum cream-coloured with white and light brown spots. Spinnerets yellow.

Additional information

2500 m a.s.l.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Turkey
Phenology
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 male  female
Figures
Distribution List
Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2021a) |||
References

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 http://www.spidersofturkey.info pdf

Demir H, Topçu A, Türkeş T (2006) A new species of the genus Xysticus C. L. Koch from Turkey (Araneae: Thomisidae). Zootaxa 1364: 45-49 pdf

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

Updates
18-11-2015 Image insert