Evarcha falcata

Evarcha falcata (Clerck, 1757)

Black-brown prosoma, and shiny metallic eye region. Female: densely covered with brown hairs, yellowish white laterally. Male: with 2 white stripes, posterior part with brown hairs that form an arc-like pattern. Legs light brown. Female opisthosoma: with brown spot, black margined, laterally yellowish white. Male: laterally with white band, brown haired with black spots.

Evarcha falcata

Identification

Black-brown prosoma, and shiny metallic eye region. Female: densely covered with brown hairs, yellowish white laterally. Male: with 2 white stripes, posterior part with brown hairs that form an arc-like pattern. Legs light brown. Female opisthosoma: with brown spot, black margined, laterally yellowish white. Male: laterally with white band, brown haired with black spots.

ORDER

Arachnida

FAMILY

Salticidae

TYPE

Spiders

Widespread in southern Britain, scattered further north. Found in the foliage of trees and lower vegetation such as heather and gorse

Woodland, grassland

Coming soon

Spring to autumn, with a peak in May, June and August.

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LATIN NAME

Evarcha falcata

Size (MM)

Body length male: 4.35-5.9 mm

iucn Status
lc

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