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Description of Scytodes thoracica (Spitting spider)
Female 4 to 5.5 mm.
Abdomen yellow brown with a pattern of black spots.
Carapace with characteristic sloping forehead. Colour yellow-brown with a pattern of black spots.
Legs and palps yellow-brown with black annulations.
Male 3.5 to 4 mm.
Markings and colours almost identical to the female.
In warmer regions in various habitats as heathlands, gardens and rocks. Up to the north often in houses and buildings.
Common in Southern and Central Europe.
Spring, summer and autumn.