Textrix denticulata (Olivier, 1789)

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Description of Textrix denticulata

Physical Characteristics

Female 7 to 9 mm.
Abdomen black-brown with a white horseshoe-shaped pattern on the front and a yellowish or red median band at the rear, lined with white spots.
Carapace black-brown with a white median band.
Legs and palps clearly light-dark annulated.

Male 5.5 tot 8 mm.
Markings and colours almost identical to the female.


Sunny forest edges, rocks and walls. Sometimes in houses.


Common in the whole of Europe.


All year.