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

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

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

UK Map