New records of little-known species of Xysticus C. L. Koch, 1835 in Turkey (Araneae: Thomisidae)

Demir H., Aktas M., Topcu A.

ZOOLOGY IN THE MIDDLE EAST, vol.46, pp.99-102, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/09397140.2009.10638334
  • Title of Journal : ZOOLOGY IN THE MIDDLE EAST
  • Page Numbers: pp.99-102


Xysticus edax (O. P.-Cambridge, 1872), X. caperatus Simon, 1875, and,X kaznakovi Utochkin, 1968 arc recorded for the first time from Turkey. The characteristic features and SEM photographs of the male palpal organs of these species are given. These records increase the number of species of the genus Xysticus found in Turkey to 40.