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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Leicestershire & Rutland Map


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

UK Map