Zilla diodia (Walckenaer, 1802)

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Description of Zilla diodia

Physical Characteristics

Female 3.5 to 5 mm.
Abdomen yellow-brown to reddish brown with a white spot on the front side and pairs of black brown spots behind this. Posteriorly a big black brown stain.
Carapace yellow-brown to orange-brown with a dark area with white hairs around the eyes.
Legs light-dark annulated.
Palps yellow-brown.

Male 2.5 to 3 mm.
Markings and colours almost identical to the female.


Bushes and low branches of trees in gardens and along forest edges.


Common in the whole of Europe.


Spring and summer.