Tenuiphantes flavipes

    Description

    A small, black bodied spider with pale yellowy-brown legs.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Tenuiphantes flavipes is predominantly a woodland species occurring in leaf litter and undergrowth. It may also be found in a variety of other situations including grasslands, heaths and marshes, generally at ground level.

    When to see it

    Adults are found throughout the year, mainly from spring to mid-summer and autumn.

    UK Status

    Widely distributed in southern Britain, becoming scattered in the north.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map