Anyphaenidae  Bertkau, 1878 / Anyphaena  Sundevall, 1833   6 species

Anyphaena accentuata  (Walckenaer, 1802)

Description
Male

Colour of female yellow to middle brown. Prosoma with black, serrated lateral bands. Legs yellow-brown to black, vaguely marbled, stronger accentuated in males, with scopula. Femur yellow. Opisthosoma pale yellow to pink-brown, with 2 pairs of angled, black median spots and lots of small black dots. Pedipalp with brushes of stridulating hairs, tibial apophysis hook-like, with pointed tip. 

Body length male: 4-7 mm
Female

Epigyne longitudinal, approximately as long as wide.

Body length female: 5-9 mm
Additional information

mainly on tree trunks and in crowns of deciduous trees, also in shrubbery and on conifers. Hides in retreat consisting of spun leaves during the day, containing also cocoon, hunts prey during the night

Frequency: Frequent

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe to Central Asia, Iran
Phenology
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Updates
15-11-2016 Distribution update Old value
28-04-2013 Distribution update Old value