Size: between 3 and 4 mm. Despite its specific name 'minutus' is one of the largest money spiders. There are two very similar Lepthyphantes species in Leicestershire and Rutland and expert help is recommended when attempting identification. Confirmation of this species requires examination of the genitals of mature specimens.
Confirmation of this species requires examination of the genitals of mature specimens.
Tree trunks, old bird nests and sometimes in houses. Builds a small sheet web
May to November.
It is widespread and common in Britain.
Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.
2664 British records to Jan 2013
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