Size 4 to 5 mm. This is an attractively patterned mothercare spider.
Frequent in relatively damp terrain, in herbaceous and bush layer.
Summer and autumn.
Builds an untidy web, often in thistles.
Widespread and fairly frequent in much of Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
636 British records to Jan 2013
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