Length 2 to 2.5 mm. Prosoma brown, with black margin, black median spot and radial stripes. Opisthosoma dark grey to black. Male with elevated head region.
- Tibial spines 2-2-1-1
- TmIV present
- TmI 0.85-0.95
Microscopic examination of the genitalia is required to confirm this species.
Flood plains of lowland rivers, ditches and marshes. Found near the base of reeds, sedges, rushes and tussocky grasses in flood meadows and in sedge marshes, wet meadows and rough grassland as well as in flood debris and on riverbanks.
Spring and Summer.
Widespread in suitable habitat.
Local in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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