A very small (3 mm) spider. This is a sexually dimorphic species - the female has a dark and light brown patterned hairy body, the male is more uniformly dark grey or blackish.
Scrub, hedgerows and woodland.
Best from May to July.
It makes its mesh web across the surface of the leaves of bushes and trees.
The species is widespread and fairly common in England, but with few records from the south-west, Wales or Scotland.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland
4,102 British records for this species to 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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