Tenuiphantes zimmermanni


    A small and quite distinctive spider, but there are similar species and identification really requires examination under a microscope.

    Identification difficulty

    Mainly a woodland species found in leaf litter and under logs in both broad-leaved and coniferous woodland.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Widespread throughout much of Britain.

    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