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Springspinne

Heliophanus aeneus

Description:

SIZE: ♀ 5-7 mm - ♂ 4.5-5.5 mm
FEMALE: coloured gleamy copper to green - prosoma with a thin white stripe at the edge - opisthosoma with a white stripe on the front and two white dorsal spots at the end - legs black - pedipalps yellow
MALE: coloured gleamy copper to green - prosoma with a thin white stripe at the edge - opisthosoma with a white stripe on the front and two white dorsal spots at the end - legs black with dorsally white longitudinal stripes - pedipalps black with a white longitudinal stripe

Habitat:

In warm, open, often stony areas, e.g. in dry grassland, wasteland.
DISTRIBUTION: Palaearctic

Notes:

This is a male.
According to the Red List Germany this species is endangered.

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2 Comments

FFHRheingau
FFHRheingau 7 years ago

Thanks a lot :)

RickBohler
RickBohler 7 years ago

Great photography....cool spider :)

FFHRheingau
Spotted by
FFHRheingau

Sankt Goarshausen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

Spotted on Jun 22, 2013
Submitted on Jul 3, 2013

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