Philodromidae  Thorell, 1870 / Rhysodromus  Schick, 1965   9 species

Rhysodromus xinjiangensis  (Tang & Song, 1987)


Retrolateral tibial apophysis triangular, with pointed tip. Embolus poorly marked. Prosoma reddish brown, with pattern of whitish and brown stripes. Opisthosoma whitish or beige, with dark brown and greyish brown pattern.

Body length male: 3.0-3.8 mm

Median septum of epigyne as long as wide. Epigynal atrium poorly marked and hardly visible. Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 4.38-4.55 mm
Additional information

In shrubby stony desert.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Central Asia, China
 male  female

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Logunov D V, Huseynov E F (2008) A faunistic review of the spider family Philodromidae (Aranei) of Azerbaijan. Arthropoda Selecta 17: 117-131

Otto S (2019) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 10.2019. Internet:

Song D X, Zhu M S, Chen J (1999) The Spiders of China. Hebei Sci. Technol. Publ. House, Shijiazhuang, 640 pp

Szita É, Logunov D (2008) A review of the histrio group of the spider genus Philodromus Walckenaer, 1826 (Araneae, Philodromidae) of the eastern Palaearctic region. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 54: 23-73 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

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26-11-2013 Datasheet update Old value