Philodromus albidus


    Males 3.1 to 3.8 mm; Females 4 to 5.4 mm. Prosoma with orange-brown lateral stripes. Opisthosoma yellowish with bright chevrons. Legs pale, greenish.

    Similar Species

    Other Philodromus species. 

    Identification difficulty
    Recording advice

    Confirmation of this species requires examination of the genitalia of mature specimens. 


    Usually found in woodland or hedgerows on the lower branches of broad-leaved trees such as oak at the edge of clearings or rides.

    When to see it

    Adults found from May to July with a peak in June.

    UK Status

    Mostly confined to south-east England but probably spreading north west.

    VC55 Status

    Rarely recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland

    Further Information

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map