Ero aphana (Walckenaer, 1802)

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Description of Ero aphana

Physical Characteristics

Female 3 to 4.5 mm.
Abdomen with four lumps. Colour yellow-brown or reddish with whitish spots and stripes.
Carapace yellow-brown with a very thin dark brown median band, a dark pattern with two shoots in the area around the eyes and a dark brown band along the edge.
Legs and palps clearly light-dark annulated.

Male 2 to 3 mm.
Markings and colours almost identical to the female.


Shrubs and trees, but sometimes also in houses.


Occurs in the whole of Europe, most common in the south.


Almost all year.