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Female 10 to 12 mm.
Abdomen yellowish brown with a faint median band and cardiac mark. Two rows of white spots on top, of which the ones near the head region are the most apparent. Bottom black with two rows of strongly contrasting white spots.
Carapace brown with a light brown median band.
Legs and palps brown with dark spots.
Male 8 to 9 mm.
Abdomen black with a white median band containing a clear black cardiac mark.
Carapace black with a white median band and a thin white band along the edge.
Legs dark brown or greyish, reddish towards the end.
Warm, dry areas in olive groves, between plants and on stones.
Very common in the Mediterranean area.
Spring and summer.