Entrance ducts forming a heart-shaped figure, longer than wide. Prosoma and sternum ochre yellow or brown, mostly irregularly spotted and with dark margin. Chelicerae ochre-yellow, or brown, mostly irregularly spotted. Legs brown, long and stout, with dark narrow annulations. Opisthosoma spotted light brown and dark brown, sometimes with vague pattern.Body length male: 3.5-6.5 mm
On tree trunks and walls, often in buildings.
This species can bite humans. A bite causes moderate to severe, long-lasting pain, but no systemic effects.
This species of South American origin is not native to Europe (alien species). It had been introduced to Europe at least once and did establish.
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