Prosoma dorsally brown, margin cranially with white hairs, head plate dark brown, eye field black, fovea deep. Opisthosoma dorsally brown with wide, white, anteriorly discontinuous equatorial band. Palp: Femur reddish brown, patella yellowish and with white hairs, cymbium light orange with light yellow tip, apophysis distinctly curved, distally black.Body length male: 3.25-3.7 mm
Prosoma dorsally dark brown, head plate medially lighter with black eye field. Opisthosoma dorsally black with wide U-shaped, sclerotized epigyneal hood parallel and flattened.Body length female: 4.2-5 mm
Since a few decades, this species shows some spreading tendencies within Europe. Nevertheless, it shall not be listed as alien or invasive because it is native for Europe.
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