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Habrocestum graecum (Dalmas, 1920 )

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Description of Habrocestum graecum

Physical Characteristics

Female 6 to 7.5 mm.
Abdomen yellow-brown, often with four black spots at the rear half.
Carapace dark brown with scattered lighter hairs. Clypeus with longer light hairs. Chelicerae black.
Legs light-dark annulated.
Palps with thick yellow-brown hairs.

Male 4.5 to 5.5 mm.
Abdomen black with a broad white band around and a characteristic pattern of white spots in the centre. Sometimes with orange hairs.
Carapax at the front black to reddish with a characteristic drawing of white lines. Also white lines around the eyes. Clypeus and chelicerae black.
Legs whitish-orange brown annulated.
Palps with white, orange and yellow-brown hairs.

Habitat

Warm, dry, stony and sandy areas on rocks and tree bark.

Distribution

Greece.

Period

The portrayed specimens have been found in June. No further information about the period is known.