Philodromidae  Thorell, 1870 / Philodromus  Walckenaer, 1826   38 species

Philodromus fuscomarginatus  (De Geer, 1778)


Cymbium roundish. Epigyne with grooves touching each other medially. Prosoma unicoloured red-brown or orange sometimes with darker radial stripes. Body extremely flat. Opisthosoma posterior to the middle distinctly wider than anterior part, unicoloured red-brown or orange, heart region slightly darkened.

Body length male: 6-7 mm
Body length female: 6-7 mm
Additional information

Under loose bark of pine and spruce

Frequency: Frequent

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Russia (Europe to Far East)
 male  female

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