Pocadicnemis juncea


    Males: 1.7 to 1.8 mm, females: 1.9 to 2 mm. Prosoma yellow-brown, often blackish. Legs yellowish-brown. Opisthosoma dark grey-black.

    Identification difficulty
    ID guidance
    • Tibial spines: 1111
    • TmIV present
    • TmI: 0.80 to 0.90
    Recording advice

    Confirmation requires microscopic examination of the genitalia of adult specimens.


    Vegetation, gardens, grassland, arable fields, wetland, heathland. 

    When to see it

    Spring to Autumn. 

    UK Status

    Common and widespread in Britain. 

    VC55 Status

    Common and widespread in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

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