Holocnemus caudatus (Dufour, 1820)

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Description of Holocnemus caudatus

Physical Characteristics

Female approximately 5 mm.
Abdomen remarkably long and with a clear point at the back. Colour silvery grey with a dark median band and thin slanting stripes along the side.
Carapace pale with a dark median band.
Legs yellowish with white annulations above the joints.
Palps yellowish.

Male approximately 5 mm.
Markings and colours almost identical to the female. Palps yellow-orange.


Rocky areas.


Spain and Portugal.


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