Males 1.8 to 2.2 mm, females 2.0 to 3.1 mm, dark (almost black) body, red-orange legs with pale annulations.
Other Walckenaeria species.
- Tibial spines: 2-2-1-1;
- TmIV: present;
- TmI: 0.55 to 0.65;
- Epigyne and male palp are characteristic.
Microscopic examination of genitalia is required to confirm identity.
Found in a variety of habitats.
All year round.
Widespread throughout England and Wales.
Widespread and common in Leicestershire and Rutland but under recorded.
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