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Synageles dalmaticus (Keyserling, 1863)

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Description of Synageles dalmaticus

Physical Characteristics

Female 2.5 to 3.5 mm.
Abdomen shiny. At the front red-brown, in the centre a little lighter with two white dots and sometimes slightly constricted. Posterior half black-brown.
Carapace reddish brown with black spots around the eyes and a slightly darker edge. Between the posterior eyes a tuft of yellow-white hair.
Legs reddish with some black longitudinal stripes.
Palps reddish with lighter tarsi.

Male 2.5 to 3 mm.
Markings and colours almost identical to the female. Abdomen more constricted in the centre and leg pair I enlarged.

Habitat

Warm, dry areas on stones and sand. Sometimes also on plants.

Distribution

Occurs in the Mediterranean area.

Period

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