Tiso vagans

    Description

    Body length 1.9-2.3mm. Prosoma brown to dark brown, radial stripes and narrow margin darker. Legs yellow-brown. Opisthosoma grey-black.

    Identification difficulty
    Recording advice

    Microscopic examination of the genitalia is required to confirm this species.

    Habitat

    In open, damp localities. Generally found in moss, grass and detritus but has also been recorded from grasslands, wet moorland, heathland, woodland and gardens.

    When to see it

    Spring-Autumn. 

    UK Status

    Widespread throughout most of Britain. 

    VC55 Status

    Common. 

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

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