| Thanatus vulgaris Simon, 1870|
Main synonym = Thanatus torelli O.P.-Cambridge, 1872
| Taxonomical Classification: Animalia / Arthropoda / Arachnida / Araneae / Philodromidae |
| Running Crab Spider, Cricket Thief Spider Maltese name not known|
| Further Information: |
This spider prefers dry, warm conditions and as a result can sometimes be found in homes. In the wild it inhabits dry steppes. It is known as Cricket Thief Spider as it is often found amongst store-bought crickets used as pet food.
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