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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