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Raffaele Falato

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Thanatus sp.? <=
« am: 2020-08-01 14:06:27 »
Gorgoglione, Province of Matera, Basilicata, southern Italy.

Discovery date: May 13, 11am.
Habitat: 500 m - on the sand between pebbles and dry bushes, a few meters from the bank of a stream.
Dimensions: about 4 mm.

Hello,
Is this spider a Thanatus specimen?
Few possibilities to identify the species, right?
Thanks.
Raf

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« Letzte Änderung: 2020-08-01 16:10:26 von Katja Duske »

Simeon Indzhov

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Re: Thanatus sp.?
« Antwort #1 am: 2020-08-01 15:31:54 »
It is.
Simeon

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Re: Thanatus sp.? <=
« Antwort #2 am: 2020-08-01 17:31:44 »
Thanks Simeon.
This has a different pattern from that of the spider posted a few days ago. What a pity not to be able to get to the species.  :-\

Is it a young specimen?

Raf

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Re: Thanatus sp.? <=
« Antwort #3 am: 2020-08-01 17:38:25 »
The impression is of an adult male. Thanatus vulgaris and Thanatus atratus have a similar habitus as adult males

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Re: Thanatus sp.? <=
« Antwort #4 am: 2020-08-01 17:47:24 »
Among the Italic species of Thanatus it looks very much like vulgaris, in truth.

Unfortunately (and oddly enough) I don't have photos of the palps.

Raf