Philodromidae  Thorell, 1870 / Philodromus  Walckenaer, 1826   51 species

Philodromus blanckei  (Wunderlich, 1995)


Tibial apophysis elongated and characteristically shaped. Epigynal grooves long, lateral margins concave. Prosoma yellowish to whitish with dark margins posteriorly, densely covered with white hairs and black bristles, especially in females. Sternum yellowish-brown. Legs yellowish-brown, mottled. Opisthosoma whitish grey with chevron markings in posterior half, black laterally, light grey to yellowish ventrally, like the spinnerets.

Body length male: 4.4-5.0 mm
Body length female: 5.4-7.1 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2020): France (Corsica), Italy (Sardinia, mainland)
Distribution List
France / Corsica   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) |||

Muster C (2009a) Phylogenetic relationships within Philodromidae, with a taxonomic revision of Philodromus subgenus Artanes in the western Palearctic (Arachnida: Araneae). Invertebrate Systematics 23: 135-169 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf