A small spider ranging from 2.5 to 3.9 mm in length.
This species is commonly found in leaf litter in woodlands where it may be abundant, and also occurs under bark. In addition C. silvicola inhabits higher ground where the spider may be found under stones on the moors.
Adults have been recorded throughout the year but mainly in spring and early summer, and in the autumn.
The species is widespread in western and northern Britain, but is absent from East Anglia and south-east England.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
2124 British records for this species to 2017
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