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Marpissa muscosa Clerck, 1757 ♀

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Marpissa muscosa Clerck, 1757 ♀

Meise, BRABANT ● Belgium

Females reach about 8–11 mm length, males only 6–8 mm. Both sexes are colored grey to brown. The whole spider has a furry appearance and is flattened in shape.

Biology: The species builds a kind of nest under the bark of dead trees. Up to 100 of these nests can occur side by side.

Habitat: This species is often found on either tree trunks or fence posts.

Distribution: Palaearctic. Widespread in northern Europe.

References:
Wikipedia, Marpissa muscosa



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