An ant mimic and a distinctive and well marked small spider.
Often found on the ground or under stones etc.
All year round.
It is surface active during the daytime and is often found in the company of ants.
Phrurolithus festivus is fairly frequent in southern Britain, less common further north.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
2,816 British records for this species to 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015