Colouration variable. Prosoma yellowish brown, marginal and median parts more or less darkened. Clypeus darkened. Sternum light grey. Legs yellow to grey, annulated. Opisthosoma grey, dorsum with numerous white spots, median part usually darkened.Body length male: 1.8-2.2 mm
Only in buildings.
This species of African origin is not native to Europe (alien species). It had been introduced to Europe at least once and did establish.
"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.
Henrard A, Van Keer J, Jocqué R (2014) On the spider species Oecobius amboseli Shear & Benoit, 1974 (Araneae; Oecobiidae) newly found in Belgium and Rwanda. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 29: 1-8