A small spider at around 3 mm. The species is quite variable and the zig-zag band of the abdomen can be white or barely visible. The head is dark and quite shiny.
T. melanurum is usually found on buildings and around habitation.
All year round.
Widespread and fairly frequent in England but less common elsewhere in Britain.
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland.
888 British records to Jan 2013
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