Small (2.5 to 3.5 mm). Even though this small spider is quite distinctively marked, accurate identification is difficult without detailed examination. If we cannot be certain that an image is Theridion tinctum but it is likely to be this species, it is highlighted in a red box
Various habitats including woodland.
Most of the year but peak time is from May to July.
Fairly frequent and widespread in England.
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland.
2462 British records to Jan 2013
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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