These nocturnal hunters can be distinguished from other spiders by the location of the respiratory opening, which is situated ventrally in the centre of the Clubionidae, they are free-hunting and make a tubular retreat of silk between leaves or under bark that serves as a hiding place during the day. In Europe six species can be found, within a single genus.. Normally this is located close to the . As with the
These free-hunting, nocturnal spiders live on leaves of shrubs and trees. Males vibrate with theiron a leaf to lure the females in order to mate with them. Afterwards, the female creates the egg sac in a rolled-up leaf and guards it.