Dwarf Spider

Tenuiphantes tenuis (Blackwall, 1852)

Yellow-brown prosoma and legs. Opisthosoma whitish with paired chevrons.

Dwarf Spider

Identification

Yellow-brown prosoma and legs. Opisthosoma whitish with paired chevrons.

ORDER

Arachnida

FAMILY

Linyphiidae

TYPE

Spiders

Very common in the UK and found in many different situations. Considered a ‘pioneer’ species due to its ability to take advantage of disturbed ground and colonise new habitats.

Woodland, grassland, wetlands, gardens

Coming soon

They can be seen all year round, with peaks in the summer and autumn

MONTHS - SEASONALITY
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LATIN NAME

Tenuiphantes tenuis

Size (MM)

Body length male: 2-3.2 mm Body length female: 2-4.3 mm

iucn Status
lc