Description: A medium-sized, slender, ant-like spider. Female 6.7 – 8.8 millimetres, male 5.7 – 6.8 millimetres. The body is overall dark brownish red with two white bands on the abdomen’s front half. Segments of legs further from body are lighter in colour.
Habitat: Leaf litter and under rocks and wood in forested areas, has also been found in more open areas such as grasslands and sand dunes.
Range: Eastern North America
Seasonality: Females year-round, males in summer
Trivia: Often observed with ants, day or night. This species increases its similarity to ants by waving their front legs in the air when pausing (to resemble antennae).