Micrargus subaequalis


Males 1.6 to 2 mm, females 1.5 to 2.2mm. Prosoma light to dark brown. Opisthosoma grey.

Identification difficulty
ID guidance
  • Tibial spines: 2-2-1-1
  • TmIV: no
  • TmI: 0.32-0.38
Recording advice

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


Grassland, gardens and damp places such as marshland grass, woodland leaf litter and detritus.

When to see it


UK Status

Widespread in England. 

VC55 Status

Locally frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map


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

UK Map