Philodromidae  Thorell, 1870 / Philodromus  Walckenaer, 1826   38 species

Philodromus buxi  Simon, 1884

Description

Epigyne with longish oval posterior half of median part. Colour very variable, brown or yellowish brown, mostly spotted. Prosoma often with broad, bright median band. Legs yellowish-grey, or brown with dark spots. Opisthosoma with bright median band and often with dark cardiac mark and dark angular spots. Male: often patterned more intensely, sometimes unicoloured dark brown.

Body length male: 3.5-5 mm
Body length female: 4-7 mm
Additional information

In sunny places on herbs, bushes and trees.

Frequency: Rarely found

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Poland: Dziabaszewski (1999), UK: Wilson (2015)
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe, Russia (Europe to Far East), Kazakhstan
Phenology
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
 male  female
in early summer
Figures
References

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Braun R (1965) Beitrag zu einer Revision der paläarktischen Arten der Philodromus aureolus-Gruppe (Arach., Araneae). 1. Morphologisch-systematischer Teil. Senck Biol 46: 369-428

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Harvey P (2018) Editorial [S.R.S. News. No. 91] [Philodromus buxi]. Newsletter of the British Arachnological Society 142: 22 pdf

Heimer S, Nentwig W (1991) Spinnen Mitteleuropas. Paul Parey Berlin pdf

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Roberts M J (1995) Spiders of Britain and Northern Europe. Collins Field Guide Bath

Simon E (1932) Les arachnides de France 6 (4). Paris (Roret): 773-978

Wilson R (2015) Philodromus buxi and Anyphaena sabina: two new records for the UK. Newsl Br Arachnol Soc 132: 17-19 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
22-08-2018 Image insert
01-01-2018 Distribution update Old value
30-04-2015 Distribution update Old value
31-12-2013 Image insert
01-12-2013 Distribution update Old value
17-09-2013 Distribution update Old value
25-06-2013 Distribution update Old value