Euophrys sulphurea (L. Koch, 1867)

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Description of Euophrys sulphurea

Physical Characteristics

Female 4.5 to 5.5 mm.
Abdomen dark brown with a pattern of whitish wavy lines.
Carapace black-brown with a band below the eyes that extends to the top of the carapace. Area behind the anterior eyes andclypeus white-yellowish haired and anterior eyes surrounded with yellow.
Legs yellow-brown to dark brown with white and dark annulations.
Palps yellow-brown with long white hairs.

Male 3.5 to 5 mm.
Abdomen black with yellow and white hairs.
Carapace black with a pattern of white and yellow hairs on top. Face bright yellow haired with thin black horizontal stripes on the clypeus.
Legs black-brown with yellow tarsi and sometimes yellow femora. Pair of legs III and IV (Unclear) annulated.
Palps yellow haired.


Mainly in sunny, stony areas. Also in shady areas, such as olive groves.


Occurs in the Mediterranean area.


Spring and summer.