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 2022): Turkey
Distribution List
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 (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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