Embolus long and sigmoid. Epigyne with undivided depression and 2 lateral denticles. Anterior median eyes about 1.4x larger than anterior lateral eyes.
Body length male: 11 mm
Body length female: 15 mm
Introduced in Germany, in hothouses.
Non-established species in Europe (Nentwig, 2015).
This species of Australian origin is not native to Europe (alien species). It had been introduced to Europe at least once but could not establish so far.
Global distribution (WSC 2023):
Australia. Introduced to New Zealand, USA, Mexico, Brazil, Uruguay, South Africa, Germany, Japan
"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.
Gloor D (unpubl.)
Kielhorn K-H, Rödel I (2011) Badumna longinqua nach Europa eingeschleppt (Araneae: Desidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 42: 1-4
Lehtinen P T (1967) Classification of the cribellate spiders and some allied families, with notes on the evolution of the suborder Araneomorpha. Annales Zoologici Fennici 4: 199-468
Nentwig W (2015) Introduction, establishment rate, pathways and impact of spiders alien to Europe. Biological Invasions 17: 2757-2778
Ubick D, Paquin P, Cushing P E, Roth V (eds.) (2005) Spiders of North America: an identification manual. American Arachnol Soc Keene (New Hampshire), 377 p
WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (14.02.2023) doi: 10.24436/2