Thomisidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Synema  Simon, 1864   9 species

Synema anatolicum  Demir, Aktaş & Topçu, 2009


Prosoma dark red-brown. ocular tubercles light brown. Sternum, labium, maxillae and chelicerae dark red-brown. Legs dark brown, basal part of tibiae, metatarsi and tarsi yellow. Opisthosoma: dorsum with 2 white spots, venter with one white patch.


Colouration as in males. Opisthosoma: dorsum with dark pattern.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): North Macedonia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Iran
 male  female
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Bulgaria   (Dimitrov & Naumova, 2021) ||| North Macedonia   (Dimitrov & Naumova, 2021) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Demir et al., 2009) ||| Turkey (Europe)   (van Helsdingen, 2013) |||

Demir H, Aktas M, Topçu A (2009) A new species of the genus Synema Simon, 1864 (Araneae: Thomisidae) from Turkey. Biológia (Bratislava) 64: 742-744 pdf

Dimitrov D, Naumova M (2021) A faunistic survey of the spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Sakar Mountain, Bulgaria. Arachnology 18: 689-699 pdf

Helsdingen P J van (2013) A quick scan of the spider fauna of the European part of Turkey. Nieuwsbrief SPINED 33: 29-38 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (14.02.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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