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Description of Scotophaeus scutulatus
Built more solid than Scotophaeus blackwalli.
Female 8 to 16 mm.
Abdomen dark brown to mouse grey haired.
Carapace dark reddish brown to brownish grey.
Legs dark brown to mouse grey haired. Femora with stronger hair growth.
Palps dark brown to mouse grey haired.
Male 7 to 11 mm.
Markings and colours almost identical to the female.
Mainly in and around houses and buildings.
Common in the whole of Europe.