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Thanatos

the death instinct in FREUD's theory of personality. Thanatos involves all instincts which are destructive, such as aggression. It is the opposite of EROS, the life instinct.

Thanatos

(Mors) god of death; brother of Somnos (sleep). [Gk. Myth.: Gayley, 54]
See: Death
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To date, a few species were similarly to those found in the previous studies in these regions: Micrommata virescens, Synema globosum, Heliophanus flavipes, Mimetus laevigatus, Ero aphana, Thanatus formicinus, Ozyptila simplex, Phlegra fasciata, Plexippoides gestroi, Thomisus onustus, Philaeus chrysops, Erigone atra, Steatoda bipunctata, Mimetus laevigatus, Ero aphana, Xysticus kochi, Araneus sturmi, Uloborus walckenaerius, Tetragnatha montana and Mimetus laevigatus were found in the region of Gulek Pass as a parallel recorded by Topcu et al.
rufus group X Thanatus altimontis Thanatus coloradensis X Tibellus chamberlini X Thomisidae Bassaniana utahensis Mecaphesa celer Mecaphesa coloradensis X Mecaphesa rothi X Misumenoides formosipes X Synema neomexicanum X Tmarus angulatus Xysticus aprilinus X Xysticus cunctator X Xysticus lassanus X Xysticus lutzi X Xysticus new species X Xysticus Salticidae Chalcoscirtus diminutus X Habronattus cf.
Koch 1870) 2 Pardosa purbeckensis * (Westring 1861) x 2 Pardosa palustris (Linnaeus 1758) 2 Pardosa pullata (Clerck 1757) 3 Pirata piraticus (Clerck 1757) 2 Trochosa ruricola (DeGeer 1778) 3 Philodromidae Thanatus striatus C.L.