(jumping spider)

Euophrys frontalis (Walckenaer, 1802)

Sexually dimorphic species. Females are brown with darker zig-zag lines running along the length of the abdomen. These stripes are not as pronounced in the male which has red rimmed eyes and enlarged front legswhich have a blaze of white on them.

(jumping spider)

Identification

Sexually dimorphic species. Females are brown with darker zig-zag lines running along the length of the abdomen. These stripes are not as pronounced in the male which has red rimmed eyes and enlarged front legswhich have a blaze of white on them.

ORDER

Arachnida

FAMILY

Salticidae

TYPE

Spiders

Widespread in southern Britain, with a few coastal records further north. Found in low vegetation of forest, in moss and leaf litter and under stones

Woodland, grassland, gardens

Coming soon

Spring to autumn, with a peak in May, June and July. Females persist into autumn and occasionally winter.

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LATIN NAME

Euophrys frontalis

Size (MM)

Body length male: 2.65-3.82 mm Body length female: 3.1-4.48 mm

iucn Status
lc

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