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Female to 40 mm.
black. Sometimes with a yellow or red band along the front and sides. Immature females have a distinctive pattern of white spots and circles.
Legs and black.
Male 6 to 11 mm.
orange to red with four large and two small black spots.
with a black headregion and an orange to red rear.
Legs black with some white annulations on pair of legs and . Pair of legs and with white longitudinal stripes.
black with faint white annulations.
Hot, dry areas in grasslands, olive groves and under stones.
Occurs in the eastern Mediterranean area. Up to 1,200 m.
Female spring, summer and autumn. Male spring and early summer.