Philodromidae  Thorell, 1869 / Thanatus  C. L. Koch, 1837   37 species

Thanatus mongolicus  (Schenkel, 1936)


Eye field with dark pattern. Palp: retrotibial apophysis pointed, with visible ledge dorsally. Ventral tibial apophysis small. Embolic base not swollen.


Epigyne: median plate posteriorly wider and without folds. Epigynal pocket extremely narrow, slit-like. Copulatory opening not visible.

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Global distribution (WSC 2024): Ukraine, Russia (Europe), Kazakhstan, Mongolia, China
 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.

Russia, Southern   (Ponomarev, 2022) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019) |||

Kastrygina Z A, Kovblyuk M M (2013) A review of the spider genus Thanatus C.L. Koch, 1837 in Crimea (Aranei: Philodromidae). Arthropoda Selecta 22: 239-254 pdf

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

Ponomarev A V (2022) Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the southeast of the Russian Plain: catalogue, the fauna specific features. SSC RAS Publishers, Rostov-on-Don, 640 pp. pdf

Ponomarev A V, Shokhin I V, Terskov E N, Shmatko V Y (2018b) Preliminary data on the fauna of spiders (Aranei) of Taman Peninsula and Tuzla Island (Russia). Caucasian Entomological Bulletin 14: 121-129 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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