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Strongly resembles the Cucumber spider (Araniella cucurbitina).
Female 6 to 8 mm.
yellow-green to green with two rows of one or two black dots and a bright red spot above the . The black dots may also be missing. Ventrally a characteristic pattern of four yellow dots in a dark field.
Legs orange-brown with black spines and some black annulations.
orange-brown with black spines.
Male 4.5 to 5.5 mm.
Markings and colours almost identical to the female. The markings on the sometimes have more contrast.
Mainly conifers and other needle-leaved trees. Up to 2,000 m.
Common in the whole of Europe. More common in mountain areas.