Pseudeuophrys lanigera

    Alternative names
    Euophrys lanigera

    A jumping spider with a body length of 3 to 4 mm.

    Similar Species

    Other species in this genus. 

    Identification difficulty
    Recording advice

    Identification of this species  "Requires examination at high magnification in good lighting, typically examination of the genitalia." Bee, L., Oxford, G., & Smith, H. (2020). Britain's Spiders: A Field Guide. Second Edition. Princeton University Press.


    Mostly found inside buildings.

    When to see it

    Adults can be found indoors, even in deep winter.

    UK Status

    Widespread in the southern half of Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Further Information

    504 British records to Jan 2013

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

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