Male palp with small process, bent toward cymbium. Epigyne with very short scapus, not reaching beyond lateral parts. Prosoma yellow-brown. Sternum yellow-brown. Legs pale yellow, completely bright. Opisthosoma with continuous longitudinal bands, often very bright, dorsally with 3 pairs of dark spots.Body length male: 6.8 mm
In reed belt of large, not to deep lakes.
N.B. The illustrations of the male palps are mixed-up in Marusik (1986): figures 3.3-4 show L. bonneti; f. 2.3-4 show L. elegans.
Frequency: Very rarely found
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