Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
Author of name: Carl Alexander Clerck
. First year published: 1757, as Araneus pallidulus
Body length of adults is 6 - 11 mm.(1)
Coastal British Columbia & Washington, and southern Ontario. Also Europe and Asia.(2)
Has been collected in shrubs, herbs, under bark, in mole burrows in the soil, in cultivated crops, and in houses.(2)
Adult males April to June, and adult females from June to November.(2)
This species is believed to be a recent introduction to North America. The earliest record of it on the continent is dated 1949 (Roddy 1966).(2)
Huber, B. A. 1995. "Genital morphology and copulatory mechanics in Anyphaena accentuata (Anyphaenidae) and Clubiona pallidula (Clubionidae: Araneae)." Journal of Zoology London 235: 689-702.
Paquin, P. & N. Dupérré. 2003. Guide d'identification des araignées de Québec. Fabreries, Suppl. 11: 1-251.
Roddy, L. R. 1966. "New species, records, of clubionid spiders." Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 85(3): 399-407.