Philodromidae  Thorell, 1870 / Philodromus  Walckenaer, 1826   38 species

Philodromus fuscomarginatus  (De Geer, 1778)


Cymbium roundish. Epigyne with grooves touching each other medially. Prosoma unicoloured red-brown or orange sometimes with darker radial stripes. Body extremely flat. Opisthosoma posterior to the middle distinctly wider than anterior part, unicoloured red-brown or orange, heart region slightly darkened.

Body length male: 6-7 mm
Body length female: 6-7 mm
Additional information

Under loose bark of pine and spruce

Frequency: Frequent

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2017): Palearctic
 male  female

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Aakra K (unpubl.)

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Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Muster C (2009a) Phylogenetic relationships within Philodromidae, with a taxonomic revision of Philodromus subgenus Artanes in the western Palearctic (Arachnida: Araneae). Invertebr Syst 23: 135-169

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23-09-2015 Distribution update Old value
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