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Clubiona diversa (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1862)

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Description of Clubiona diversa

Physical Characteristics

Female 4 to 5 mm.
Abdomen yellowish with a sometimes faint red-orange cardiac mark and posteriorly a red-orange area that is sometimes striped. In juvenile animals these markings are often clearer.
Carapace greenish (in juvenile animals) or orange with a thin, yellowish band along the edge. Chelicerae and area around the eyes often darker.
Legs and palps pale yellowish (young animals) or pale orange.

Male 3 to 4 mm.
Markings and colours almost identical to the female. The chelicerae however, are almost black.

Habitat

In various kinds of areas of low plants and shrubs, and on the ground.

Distribution

Common in the whole of Europe.

Period

Spring, summer and autumn.