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Female 10 to 17 mm.
Abdomen dark brown with light brown chevrons on top and light brown sides.
Carapace reddish brown with a light brown median band and light brown edges.
Legs light brown, sometimes with reddish coxae.
Palps light brown, sometimes with reddish femora.
Male 8 tot 14 mm.
Markings and colours almost identical to the female.
Bushes and other dense vegetation. The spider builds therein a big funnel-web with a tubular retreat.
Common in the whole of Europe.
Summer and autumn.