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Description of Agelena orientalis
Female 10 to 18 mm.
Abdomen yellow-beige with light yellow chevrons with dark tips and dark spots on the front.
Carapace yellow-beige with darker sides.
Legs yellow-beige with dark joints.
Palps yellow-beige with dark joints.
Male 11 to 14 mm.
Markings and colours almost identical to the female.
Dry, warm, sometimes stony areas in plants and shrubs. The spider builds herein a big funnelweb with a tubular retreat.
Common in the eastern Mediterranean area.
The portrayed specimens have been found in June. No further information about the period is known.