Pachygnatha clercki

    Description

    4-6mm. Prosoma yellow-brown with dark margin and median stripe. Chelicerae same colour as prosoma. Opisthosoma mostly light yellow, folium vague, sometimes with dark median line. 

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Pachygnatha clercki is a ground-living species usually found in wet habitats such as bogs and marshes, and on the margins of streams, rivers and lakes.

    When to see it

    All year round

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain, though never common.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Further Information

    8492 British records to Jan 2013

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map