Clubionidae  Wagner, 1887 / Clubiona  Latreille, 1804   45 species

Clubiona frisia  Wunderlich & Schuett, 1995


Coloration variable, body and legs light yellow/cream or body yellow-brown to dark- or red-brown. Chelicerae and clypeus dark brown to black. Palp: Tibial apophysis with sickle-shaped, bent, narrow and distally notched retrolateral apophysis, tegulum medially protruding, membraneous conductor not very large, embolus long, reaching almost to tibial apophysis. Prosoma length: 1.9-2.5 mm, prosoma width: 1.5-1.8 mm.

Body length male: 5-6 mm

Coloration variable, body and legs light yellow/cream or body yellow-brown to dark- or red-brown. Chelicerae and clypeus dark brown to black. Epigyne: slightly sclerotized, longer than wide, with variable visible vulva structures, variable posterior margin and unconspicous, not very large openings. Vulva with medium-sized receptacula seminis in frontal position, laterally with wide ducts and atria. Prosoma length: 2.3-2.9 mm, prosoma width: 1.5-2.1 mm.

Body length female: 5-7 mm
Additional information

In dry habitats, mostly in sandy areas.

Frequency: Widely distributed

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Global distribution (WSC 2022): Europe to Central Asia
 male  female
Distribution List
Belgium   (no references) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Denmark   (no references) ||| France   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Latvia   (Cera, 2018) ||| Netherlands   (no references) ||| Norway   (Aakra & Hauge, 2003) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Russia, Central   (no references) ||| Russia, Northern   (no references) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2022) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Sweden   (Kronestedt, 2001) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019) ||| United Kingdom   (Lavery, 2019) |||

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Lavery A (2019) A revised checklist of the spiders of Great Britain and Ireland. Arachnology 18: 196-212 pdf

Lecigne S (2016a) Clubiona frisia Wunderlich & Schuett, 1995 nouvelle espèce pour la France (Araneae, Clubionidae). Revue Arachnologique (2) 3: 2-5 pdf

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Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Otto S (2022) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 02.2022. Internet:

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

Roberts M J (1998) Spinnengids. Tirion, Baarn, Netherlands, 397 pp. pdf

Rozwałka R (2005) Nowe stanowisko Clubiona frisia Wunderlich & Schuett, 1995 (Araneae: Clubionidae) w Polsce [New locality of Clubiona frisia Wunderlich & Schuett, 1995 (Araneae: Clubionidae) in Poland]. Przegląd Zoologiczny 49: 53-55 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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