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Philodromus aureolus

Synonyms: Aranea aureola; Araneus aureolus (homotypic); Philodromus aureolus politus; Philodromus aureolus tauricus; Philodromus aureolus variegatus

Wikipedia Abstract

Philodromus aureolus, the wandering crab spider, is a mainly European running crab spider of the family Philodromidae. The taxonomy of the species group names fater Philodromus aureolus is in a state of flux and a number of new species have recently been recognised.
View Wikipedia Record: Philodromus aureolus

Protected Areas


Prey / Diet

Musca autumnalis (face fly)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap


Lophophanes cristatus (European Crested Tit)[1]
Periparus ater (Coal Tit)[1]
Tromatobia lineatoria[1]


Parasitized by 
Tromatobia lineatoria[1]

External References

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Attributes / relations provided by
1Ecology of Commanster
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Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0