Palp: yellow, tarsus and bulb blackish, very large, as long as prosoma. Bulb: median apophysis small and hidden, theridiid tegular apophysis and conductor large, embolus long and coiled, its distal part enclosed by the conductor. Prosoma reddish-brown, darker in front, 0.7-0.9 mm long, as wide as long. Sternum reddish-brown, often with a thin black borderline. Eyes: medians almost equal, median ocular quadrangle as wide as long, wider in front. Chelicerae: promargin with one tooth. Legs uniform brownish, tibia I and II with 2 bristles, tibia III with one bristle, tibia IV probably with only one bristle, metatarsus with a long dorsal bristle, metatarsus I, II and III with trichobothria. Opisthosoma greyish or blackish, mottled with white dots, epigastric region black, spinnerets ringed with black. Opisthosoma egg-shaped, covered with scarce long hairs, epigastric area not bulging.Body length male: 2-2.5 mm
Epigyne: atrium small, superficial, transverse, with a straight margin behind. Prosoma brownish, darker on cephalic part, with a black borderline. Prosoma 0.8-0.9 mm long, as wide as long. Sternum dark red-brown. Legs brownish, tibia with an apical blackish annulation, sometimes entirely brownish, other segments uniformly coloured. Opisthosoma brownish, dorsally with 2 series of 3 whitish blotches, and posteriorly with a whitish irregular median band, ventrally entirely light brownish.Body length female: 2.2-2.5 mm
In marshes and among tall grass.
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