Males: 2.25 to 2.6 mm, females: 2.5 to 3.0 mm.
- Tibial spines: 2-2-1-1
- TmIV: present
- TmI: 0.58 to 0.68
Confirmation requires microscopic examination of the genitalia of adult specimens.
Favours Gorse but can also be found on Hawthorn and Blackthorn.
Spring to autumn.
Widespread in southern Britain.
Widespread but local in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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