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Nigma walckenaeri (Roewer, 1951)

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Description of Nigma walckenaeri

Physical Characteristics

Female 4,5 to 5 mm.
Abdomen bright green with yellow-green chevrons on top and yellow-green stripes and spots along the sides.
Carapace yellowish to green with white stripes behind the eye area and a white band along the edge.
Legs and palps yellow-green.

Male 3,5 to 4 mm.
Markings and colours almost identical to the female. The basic color of the head, however, is reddish brown.

Habitat

In gardens and forest edges on large-leaved plants and shrubs. Sometimes also in buildings.

Distribution

Rather common in the southern half of Europe. To the north as far as The Netherlands and Great Britain.

Period

Summer and autumn. In buildings until December.