Pachygnatha degeeri

Description

3-4mm. Prosoma dark brown. Chelicerae same colour as prosoma. Opisthosoma with distinct folium, medially with 2-3 longitudinal silver spots. 

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Mainly in grassland and in low vegetation, but also comes into gardens.

When to see it

Spring to autumn but adults may be found at any time of year..

UK Status

Quite common and widespread in Britain.

VC55 Status

Quite frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Further Information

12107 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