Anyphaenidae  Bertkau, 1878 / Anyphaena  Sundevall, 1833   6 species

Anyphaena numida  Simon, 1897


Pale yellow to reddish brown, with darker brownish spots on legs, prosoma and opisthosoma. Similar to sabina or accentuata, usually less distinct. Male pedipalp without brushes of stridulating hairs, tibial apophysis straight, with pointed tip.


Epigyne nearly double as long as wide.

Additional information

On the leaves of shrubs and trees, similar to accentuata.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Algeria, Portugal, Spain, France, Britain
 male  female
Distribution List
Andorra   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| France   (no references) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| United Kingdom   (no references) |||

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Harvey P (2017b) The buzzing spider Anyphaena numida Simon, new to Britain. Newsletter of the British Arachnological Society 140: 18-20 pdf

Urones C, Barrientos J A, Espuny A (1995) El género Anyphaena Sundevall, 1833 (Araneae: Anyphaenidae) el la Península Ibérica. Boletín de la Asociación Española de Entomología 19: 109-131 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (03.01.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

08-01-2018 Image insert
08-01-2018 Distribution update Detail