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Description of Icius hamatus
Strongly resembles Icius subinermis.
Female 5 to 7 mm.
Abdomen light brown to grey-brown with some scattered orange hairs and a lighter band in the center surrounded by a black notched or interrupted band. Around also a lighter band.
Carapace light brown to grey-brown with some scattered orange hairs and white hair around the anterior eyes. Chelicerae orange-red.
Legs light brown.
Palps with light hairs.
Male 5 to 7 mm.
Abdomen orange with a thin white median band and a white band around. Inside the orange area is a very weak black pattern.
Carapace orange and white haired with a broad black band behind and a black spot between the posterior lateral eyes. White band above the anterior eyes and a thin white band along the edge. Chelicerae orange-red.
Legs light brown. Pair of legs I slightly enlarged and thickened and dark reddish brown coloured.
Palps orange-red at the base and towards the end with light hairs.
Hot, dry areas oin shrubs and trees.
Common in the Mediterranean area.