Linyphia triangularis

    Description

    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.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    It can be found in bushes and vegetation.

    When to see it

    Late Summer and Autumn.

    Life History

    Makes a sheet like web.

    UK Status

    It is abundant and widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Further Information

    7167 British records to Jan 2013

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map