Trabea paradoxa (Simon, 1876)

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Description of Trabea paradoxa

External features

Female 7.5 to 8 mm.
Abdomen yellow-brown or grey-brown with a very faint cardiac mark.
Carapace black-brown with a yellow-brown or grey-brown median band and bands along the sides. Eye area black.
Legs and palps yellow-brown or grey-brown.

Male length unknown.
Markings and colours almost identical to the female. Leg I and II darker and patellae and tibiae tufted with black hair.


Several grassy plants and in undergrowth of open coniferous forests.


Occurs in southern Europe.


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