Thomisidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Synema  Simon, 1864   6 species

Synema globosum  (Fabricius, 1775)

Description

Prosoma black, shiny. Legs black, shining, annulated with brown. Opisthosoma circular, lenticularly bulged, dorsally light yellow-orange with broad, foliaceous, black pattern.

Body length male: 4 mm
Body length female: 6.8-8 mm
Additional information

mainly on yellow and red blossoms or leaves

Frequency: Not frequent, more frequent in the south

Distribution
  Presence
  Not established
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to Far East), Israel, Iran, Central Asia, China, Korea, Japan
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References

Allen D, Taylor P (2017) A record of Synema globosum imported to the UK in fresh produce. Newsletter of the British Arachnological Society 139: 20-21 pdf

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Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2018 [last updated 1 January 2019], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info

Deltshev C, Vrenozi B, Blagoev G, Lazarov S (2011b) Spiders of Albania – faunistic and zoogeographical review (Arachnida: Araneae). Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 63: 125-144

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Ono H (1988) A Revisional Study of the Spider Family Thomisidae (Arachnida, Araneae) of Japan. Tokyo (Nation Sci Mus, New Publ.): 176-179; 172

Otto S (2017) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 08.2017. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Pantini P, Isaia M (2018) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version June 2018). online at http://www.museoscienzebergamo.it/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=96&Itemid=94 pdf

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

Roberts M J (1995) Spiders of Britain and Northern Europe. Collins Field Guide Bath

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
18-08-2017 Distribution update Old value
10-12-2013 Distribution update Old value