Clubionidae  Wagner, 1887 / Clubiona  Latreille, 1804   50 species

Clubiona facilis  O. P.-Cambridge, 1911


Male unknown.


Prosoma reddish yellow-brown, cephalic part red-brown. Legs dorsally dull yellow, ventrally whitish yellow. Opisthosoma dull yellowish, with dorsal pattern consisting of lateral lines and some chevrons, in anterior part with a trace of a cardiac mark and dark lateral markings, venter whitish yellow.

Additional information

This species has only been collected once, more than 100 years ago. It could be a misidentification and needs careful re-examination. In the meanwhile, it seems not to be justified to list this species as alien for Europe.

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Global distribution (WSC 2018): Britain

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at

Pickard-Cambridge O (1910) On British Arachnida noted and observed in 1909. Proc Dorset nat Hist Field Club 31: 47-70

Wilson R (2012) An American jumper in Leeds, west Yorkshire and an update on non-native taxa recorded in the UK. Newsl Br arachnol Soc 123: 10-15

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern, online at, version 19.0, accessed on 14.01.2018. doi: 10.24436/2

10-12-2013 Image insert