Philodromidae  Thorell, 1870 / Philodromus  Walckenaer, 1826   38 species

Philodromus rufus  Walckenaer, 1826

Description

Vulva with outwardly bent entrance ducts anteriorly. Prosoma female: bright grey-brown to greenish yellow, male: often dark brown. Legs female: greenish yellow, male: light brown with small, black spots. Opisthosoma female: bright grey-brown to greenish yellow, with many, tiny reddish brown spots, male: pattern more distinct.

Body length male: 4-5 mm
Body length female: 4.5-6.5 mm
Additional information

On bushes in sunny forest edges

Frequency: Not frequent

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2017): Holarctic
Phenology
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References

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