Clubiona comta

Description

Males 3 to 5 mm, females 3.5 to 6 mm - smaller than the other members of this family. Female carapace pale brown, male darker. Pale abdomen with a brown median band broken into 4 to 6 chevrons.

Identification difficulty
Recording advice

Unless identified by a recognised expert, a photo is required and the specimen should be examined with a microscope. In the comments box, state the key or ID method used and describe the size and identifying characters.

Habitat

Typically in foliage and under tree bark. 

When to see it

Adults of both sexes are found mainly in late spring and early summer, females occasionally throughout the year.

UK Status

Common and widespread in Britain.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known, but the species is probably under recorded.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map