Body length 3.5 to 4 mm. This species has a white underside. Males have a large spur or horn projecting from the anterior surface of the first cheliceral segment; females do not have this feature. Males also tend to have long, thin pedipalps relative to those of other harvestmen and usually are blacker in colouration than the females. Both sexes have small tubercule mounted spikes on the anterior surface of their body, in between the top of their chelicerae and the anterior end of the dorsal surface of the body.
Usually found in well vegetated areas.
Most likely to be seen in summer and early autumn.
Feeds on small soft bodied insects.
Widespread and fairly frequent in England, less well recorded elsewhere in Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
3191 British records - last record 2014
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