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Marilynia bicolor (Simon, 1870)

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Description of Marilynia bicolor

Physical Characteristics

Female 3 to 4 mm.
Abdomen dark grey, posteriorly with white spots and anteriorly with whitish hair.
Carapace red-brown with white hairs on the head and along the side and a thin dark red-brown band along the edge.
Legs and palps orange to dark red-brown femora and scattered white hairs.

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

Habitat

On rocks, under stones and other undergrowth.

Distribution

Occurs in the southern half of Europe. To the north as far as Germany.

Period

Spring and summer.