The female is about 6 mm and the male slightly smaller at 5 mm. A small but well-marked spider with a tuning fork shaped mark on the carapace behind the eyes.
It can be found in bushes and vegetation.
Late Summer and Autumn.
Makes a sheet like web.
It is abundant and widespread in Britain.
Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.
7167 British records to Jan 2013
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