Clubiona brevipes

Description

Prosoma red-brown with dark brown-black margin. Chelicerae dark brown to black. Legs yellow. Opisthosoma light brown to dark red-brown. Body length male: 4 to 6 mm, female: 5 to 7 mm.

Similar Species

Other Clubiona species.

Identification difficulty
Recording advice

Examination of the genitalia of mature specimens is required to distinguish from other Clubiona species.

Habitat

Associated with bushes and trees where it lives under bark and in the canopy.

When to see it

Adults April to November, immature specimens all year. 

Life History

Females attach their white egg-sacs to leaves and other vegetation which are normally guarded.

UK Status

Widespread and quite common in England and Wales. 

VC55 Status

Believed to be common but under recorded in our Area. 

Further Information

http://srs.britishspiders.org.uk/portal.php/p/Summary/s/Clubiona+brevipes

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