Clubionidae  Wagner, 1887 / Clubiona  Latreille, 1804   50 species

Clubiona decora  Blackwall, 1859


Colour and pattern as in female, but smaller.


Prosoma brownish-yellow, with slight, narrow indentation in the medial line. Sternum oval. Opisthosoma yellow-white, covered in fine, whitish hairs, with dark brown pattern. Prosoma length: 2.5 mm, prosoma width: 1.8 mm.

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Distribution comment: Limited to Madeira, Porto Santo and the Azores; citations from Portugal, Italy and the Balkans probably refer to other species of the genevensis group (Bosmans et al. 2017b).
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Madeira, Azores

Bosmans R, Henrard A, Benhalima S, Kherbouche-Abrous O (2017b) The genus Clubiona Latreille, 1904 (Araneae: Clubionidae) in the Maghreb, with notes on the genevensis group and new records from the Mediterranean Region. Zootaxa 4353: 1-28

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

Warburton C (1892) Spiders from Madeira. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 10: 216-228

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

Wunderlich J (1987) Die Spinnen der Kanarischen Inseln und Madeiras: Adaptive Radiation, Biogeographie, Revisionen und Neubeschreibungen. Triops Verlag Langen, West Germany

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