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Zilla diodia (Walckenaer, 1802)

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Description of Zilla diodia

Physical Characteristics

Female 3.5 to 5 mm.
Abdomen yellow-brown to reddish brown with a white spot on the front side and pairs of black brown spots behind this. Posteriorly a big black brown stain.
Carapace yellow-brown to orange-brown with a dark area with white hairs around the eyes.
Legs light-dark annulated.
Palps yellow-brown.

Male 2.5 to 3 mm.
Markings and colours almost identical to the female.

Habitat

Bushes and low branches of trees in gardens and along forest edges.

Distribution

Common in the whole of Europe.

Period

Spring and summer.