Palp: tibia short and bulging, bulb pear-shaped, longer than broad, embolus curved at the top. Prosoma 0.75 mm long. Prosoma horn-yellow, shining through whitish, radial stripes and margin darker. Opisthosoma whitish grey, dorsally darker pigmented. Characters as in female.
Body length male: 1.8 mm
Prosoma 0.8 mm long. Eyes: ocular area pigmented with black, ALE one diameter apart, posterior row recurved. Labium as long as wide, almost square. All legs without spines.Body length female: 2.4-2.5 mm
In buildings, forests, garrigue and dry grasslands. 2 forms of this species are described, one in early spring and the other at the end of summer. The spring form is more coloured, and cuticula almost hairless, the summer form is pale, and legs and opisthosoma hairy.
Since a few decades, this species shows some spreading tendencies within Europe. Nevertheless, it shall not be listed as alien or invasive because it is native for Europe.
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