Erigone dentipalpis


A very small spider with a length of little more than 2mm. It has a brown/blackish abdomen and blackish head.

Photo ID?

Found in a wide range of habitats.

When to see it

Adults can be found all through the year, with peak numbers in summer.

UK Status

The species is widespread in most of Britain, possibly becoming more scattered in the north.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Further Information

8321 British records to Jan 2013

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map