2-3mm long, prosoma brown, eye region, foveal area and radial stripes darker. Legs orange-yellow. Opisthosoma grey-black, dorsally with brighter longitudinal stripes.
This is one of the 'money spiders' in the Linyphidae family - which has more UK species than any other. Most are small and need microscopic examination to identify.
- Tibial spines: 2-2-1-1
- TmIV: yes
- TmI: 0.60-0.68
Examination of the genitalia is required to confirm this species.
Often in open habitats near water, prefers humid conditions.
Widespread through most of southern Britain.
Widespread in suitable habitat.
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