Males 2.5 to 3 mm, females 4 to 4.5 mm. Prosoma ochre-yellow. Sternum ochre yellow or brown, mostly irregularly spotted and with dark margin. Legs brown with narrow, darker rings. Opisthosoma spotted light and dark brown. Markings very variable. Examination of genitalia of mature specimens is required to confirm this species.
Unless identified by a recognised expert, a photo is required and the specimen should be examined with a microscope. In the comments box, state the key or ID method used and describe the size and identifying characters. Examination of genitalia of mature specimens is required to confirm this species.
On trees and shrubs.
Summer and Autumn.
Widely distributed but not well recorded in Britain.
May be fairly frequent in our area but possibly under recorded.
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