Thomisidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Thomisus  Walckenaer, 1805   7 species

Thomisus zyuzini  Marusik & Logunov, 1990


Prosoma dark brown, covered with setae, margin with denticles. Ocular area yellow, clypeus light brown. Legs I and II dark brown with yellow tarsi, legs III and IV yellow. Opisthosoma cream coloured with brown setae.

Body length male: 1.3 mm

Prosoma yellow, with light yellow median band. Prosoma length: 2.75 mm. Chelicerae and palps whitish. Legs yellow, ventral side whitish, patellae I and II whitish on pro- and retrolateral side.

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Global distribution (WSC 2023): Turkey, Cyprus, Saudi Arabia to Central Asia
Distribution List
Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Demir et al., 2008b) |||

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Hadjiconstantis M, Komnenov M, Bosselaers J, Huber S, McCowan D, Snazell R, Decae A, Zoumides C, Kielhorn K-H, Oger P (2019c) Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian Arachnological Society 34, Suppl. 1: 1-173 pdf

Demir H, Aktas M, Topçu A (2008b) Two thomisid species new to the Turkish spider fauna: Ozyptila tricoloripes Strand, 1913 and Thomisus zyuzini Marusik & Logunov, 1990 (Araneae: Thomisidae). Turkish Journal of Arachnology 1(1): 44-48 pdf

Marusik Y M, Logunov D V (1990) The crab spiders of Middle Asia, USSR (Aranei, Thomisidae). 1. Descriptions and notes on distribution of some species. Korean Arachnology 6: 31-62 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

21-12-2020 Distribution update Detail
26-01-2016 Image insert