Hypomma bituberculatum

    Description

    Male: 2.2 to 2.5 mm, female 2.5 to 3 mm. Prosoma red-orange to red-brown. Legs yellow to red-orange. Opisthosoma black. 

    Identification difficulty
    ID guidance
    • Tibial spines: 1-1-1-1;
    • TmIV: yes;
    • TmI: 0.69-0.81. 
    Recording advice

    Examination of the genitalia is required to confirm this species.

    Habitat

    On vegetation near water. 

    When to see it

    Mainly April to September. 

    UK Status

    Widespread throughout most of Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in wet areas Leicestershire and Rutland.

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

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