Zora spinimana

    Description

    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. 

    Habitat

    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.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map