Pocadicnemis juncea

Description

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.

Habitat

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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MAP KEY:

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

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