Thomisidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Bassaniodes  Pocock, 1903   22 species

Bassaniodes anatolicus  (Demir, Aktaş & Topçu, 2008)


Prosoma reddish-brown with dark brown spots and yellow V-shaped mark. Eye tubercles creamy-coloured, margins of prosoma brown. Chelicerae light brown with dark brown spots. Sternum, labium and maxillae brown with black spots. Legs; femora and patellae I and II reddish with black spots, tibia I and II yellow with brown spots, distally lighter than proximally, metatarsi and tarsi yellow, femora, patellae and tibia III and IV yellow with brown spots, metatarsi and tarsi creamy-coloured. Dorsum of abdomen white with black and brown spots and stripes, venter of abdomen with black and brown spots. Spinnerets yellow brown, branchial opercula light brown

Body length male: 5.48 mm


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Global distribution (WSC 2023): Turkey
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"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.

Turkey (Asia)   (no references) |||

Demir H, Aktaş M, Topçu A (2008e) Xysticus anatolicus n. sp. (Araneae: Thomisidae), a new species from Turkey. Entomological News 119: 287-290 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (25.10.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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