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Cresmatoneta mutinensis (Canestrini, 1868)

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Description of Cresmatoneta mutinensis

Physical Characteristics

Female 3.5 to 4 mm.
Abdomen dark brown with faint lighter markings.
Carapace reddish brown to black-brown with numerous small pits.
Legs and palps yellow-brown.

Male 3 to 4 mm.
Markings and colours almost identical to the female.

Habitat

The portrayed specimen has been found in the vicinity of buildings. No further information about the habitat is known.

Distribution

Occurs in the Mediterranean area, but not common.

Period

The portrayed specimen has been found in June. No further information about the period is known.

Notable

The petiolus or ‘abdomen stem’ is particularly large in this species.