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.

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Species profile

Species group:
Spiders
Kingdom:
Animalia
Order:
Araneae
Family:
Tetragnathidae
Records on NatureSpot:
67
First record:
03/06/1992 (Jon Daws)
Last record:
02/05/2024 (Sam Pitt Miller)

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