Prosoma brow or dark brown, lighter hairs forming a median longitudinal streak. Prosoma length: 2.5-3.3 mm. Sternum brown. Chelicerae dark brown. Legs yellowish-brown. Opisthosoma covered with yellow and brown hairs.
Prosoma length: 2.7-3.3 mm. Legs yellow. Opisthosoma: dorsum with irregular pattern, venter yellowish.
Often close to buildings.
This species of African origin is not native to Europe (alien species). It had been introduced to Europe at least once and did establish.
Distribution comment: Record from Italy doubtful (P. Pantini pers. comm.)
Global distribution (WSC 2021):
Africa. Introduced to North, Central and South America, southern Europe, China, Japan, Australia, Pacific Is.,
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