Notes on Two Crab Spiders (Araneae: Thomisidae) from Turkey

Demir H., Aktas M., Topcu A.

ACTA ZOOLOGICA BULGARICA, vol.62, no.3, pp.253-257, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 62 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.253-257
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


The spider species Xysticus abramovi MARUSIK & LOGUNOV, 1995 and X. pseudoluctuosus MARUSIK & LOGUNOV, 1995 (fam. Thomisidae) are recorded from Turkey for first time. First female description of X. abramovi is supplied based on specimens collected from Turkey. The characteristic features of this species are described and its general habitus and genital organs illustrated. Photographs of male palp of X. pseudoluctuosus is presented for first time. Data on collecting places and distribution all over the world of all species are also given.