Zora spinimana


Males 5 mm, females 6 to 8 mm. Eyes relatively small, head pointed. Characteristically, 3 spines on TmI. 

Similar Species

Wolf spiders

Identification difficulty
Recording advice

Photographs showing general appearance and head required. 


Typically a grassland spider, usually found on or near the ground in grass roots or leaf litter, also under stones or other objects.

When to see it

All year.

UK Status

Common and widespread in southern Britain, scattered elsewhere.

VC55 Status

Widespread in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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

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