Neriene peltata

Description

The carapace has a dark medial band which broadens to cover the head. The abdomen has a brown band with zig-zag edges. The legs are unmarked.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Found in low bushes and in grasses.

When to see it

Spring to autumn.

Life History

It makes a sheet web.

UK Status

This is a common and widespread species in Britain.

VC55 Status

Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Species profile

Species group:
Spiders
Kingdom:
Animalia
Order:
Araneae
Family:
Linyphiidae
Records on NatureSpot:
31
First record:
26/04/1998 (Jon Daws)
Last record:
24/05/2023 (Cann, Alan)

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