Prosoma with median indentation, 8 eyes. Opisthosoma pointed postero-dorsally, longer than high, trapezoidal in lateral view, high and abruptly truncate behind. Chelicerae with two characteristic pairs of apophyses and stridulatory ridges. Legs with many small black lines, femur I with spines ventrally.Body length male: 5.9 mm
Prosoma with pair of small posterior projections, with median indentation, 8 eyes. Chelicerae with stridulatory ridges. Opisthosoma longer than high, trapezoidal in lateral view, high and abruptly truncate behind.Body length female: 4.1 mm
Often in and on buildings.
This species of Asian origin is not native to Europe (alien species). It had been introduced to Europe at least once and could establish.
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