Clubionidae  Wagner, 1887 / Clubiona  Latreille, 1804   45 species

Clubiona facilis  O. P.-Cambridge, 1911


Male unknown.


Prosoma reddish yellow-brown, cephalic part red-brown. Legs dorsally dull yellow, ventrally whitish yellow. Opisthosoma dull yellowish, with dorsal pattern consisting of lateral lines and some chevrons, in anterior part with a trace of a cardiac mark and dark lateral markings, venter whitish yellow.

Additional information

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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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Britain

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at

Pickard-Cambridge O (1911) On British Arachnida noted and observed in 1909. Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Antiquarian Field Club 31: 47-70 pdf

Wilson R (2012) An American jumper in Leeds, west Yorkshire and an update on non-native taxa recorded in the UK. Newsl Br arachnol Soc 123: 10-15 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

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