Philodromidae  Thorell, 1870 / Rhysodromus  Schick, 1965   9 species

Rhysodromus timidus  Szita & Logunov, 2008


Prosoma whitish, with pattern of reddish brown and beige stripes. Prosoma length: 1.45-1.8 mm. Legs sandy coloured, with poorly visible dark stripes and splashes around spines. Opisthosoma beige, with dark brown and yellowish brown pattern.

Body length male: 3.25-4.25 mm

Prosoma yellow, with 2 broad light brown longitudinal bands, clypeus yellow. Prosoma length: 2.40 mm. Sternum yellow. Legs yellow with numerous brown spots. Opisthosoma: dorsum yellow, with dark grey cardiac mark and bent, grey transverse lines, venter light yellow with brown spots and 3 longitudinal lines between epigastric furrow and spinnerets, a brush of dense brown bristles in front of the spinnerets.

Body length female: 6.2 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2022): Russia (Caucasus), Kazakhstan, Pakistan
Distribution List
Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2022) |||

Logunov D V, Ballarin F, Marusik Y M (2011) New faunistic records of the jumping and crab spiders of Karakoram, Pakistan (Aranei: Philodromidae, Salticidae and Thomisidae). Arthropoda Selecta 20: 233-240 pdf

Otto S (2022) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 02.2022. Internet:

Ponomarev A V, Aliev M A, Khabiev G N, Shmatko V Y (2019a) New data on the spider fauna (Aranei) of Dagestan, Russia. Arthropoda Selecta 28: 309-334 pdf

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

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.01.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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