Prosoma yellowish brown, with brown lateral bands, with fine black marginal line. Sternum reddish brown, with U-shaped marking. Legs reddish brown, Femora with some darker markings. Opisthosoma: dorsum dark brown, with light yellow median band, anteriorly with red marking, venter yellowish white, with black longitudinal band.Body length female: 12.5 mm
This species has only been collected once, more than 100 years ago. It could be a misidentification and needs careful re-examination. In the meanwhile, it seems not to be justified to list this species as alien for Europe.
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