Dismodicus bifrons

    Description

    Males: 1.7 to 2.1 mm, Females: 2 to 2.5 mm.

    Identification difficulty
    ID guidance
    • Tibial spines: 1111.
    • TmIV present.  
    • Epigyne/palps characteristic. 
    Recording advice

    Unless identified by a recognised expert, a photo is required. If the photo doesn't show the key ID features then in the comments box describe the size and identifying characters you have observed.

    Habitat

    An actively ballooning spider particularly abundant in grassland and scrub.

    When to see it

    Spring to Autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread throughout much of Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Under-recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map