Salticus cingulatus

    Description

    It has more white on the abdomen with dark triangular markings.

    Similar Species

    Similar to S. scenicus but usually much paler due to more white hairs on the abdomen.

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    Habitat

    It is most commonly found on the trunks and lower branches of trees, or on fences in wooded areas away from habitation.

    UK Status

    Though less common than the familiar Zebra Spider Salticus scenicus, it is widespread across much of Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Further Information

    676 British records to Jan 2013

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map