Gongylidium rufipes - Gongylidium rufipes
A small dark bodied spider. Detailed examination is needed for correct identification.
Gongylidium rufipes occurs mainly in undergrowth and on bushes and trees in woodland but also in damp and wet situations and in a wide variety of other habitats.
Adults occur mostly from early to mid-summer.
The species is widespread in most of Britain except the extreme north.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
4,687 British records for this species to 2014.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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