Phlegra fasciata Hahn, 1826 ♀
Cape Greco (Κάβο Γκρέκο, Cavo Greco), PAPHOS (Πάφος, Baf) ● Cyprus
Description: The body length of the male is 4.3-7.4 mm; the female 5.3-7.6 mm.
The prosoma is brown to red-brown, the eye region is black, with a broad dark brown band median, light brown to light red stripes behind the 3rd eye row. The sternum is light red-brown. The legs are brown to red-brown, with dark brown spots.
The opisthosoma of the female is dorsally brown-yellow with a broad white longitudinal stripe and slender white stripes laterally reaching spinnerets. The male is dorsally dark brown-black, otherwise brown-red to black, ventrally one half light brown to light red otherwise dark brown-black, with bright line in between.
Habitat: Sunny and dry places, in grass, on stones and on banks of waters.
Distribution: Eurasia and North America.
Araneae, Spiders of Europe