Iberina montana

Description

Length 1.4 to 2 mm. Prosoma yellowish, suffused with black. Opisthosoma dark with vague chevrons.

Identification difficulty
Recording advice

This species can only be confirmed by examination of the genitalia of mature specimens. 

Habitat

In leaf litter and moss in damp areas. Occasionally in grassland, heaths.

When to see it

Females are mature throughout the year, mature males are found only in late summer, autumn and winter.

UK Status

Widespread but scattered in Britain.

VC55 Status

Uncommon and local in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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Species profile

Species group:
Spiders
Kingdom:
Animalia
Order:
Araneae
Family:
Hahniidae
Records on NatureSpot:
5
First record:
19/11/1992 (Jon Daws)
Last record:
11/11/2023 (Cann, Alan)

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