Family Tetragnathidae – Long-jawed Orbweb Spiders


14 UK species, 2 genera. Spiders within the genus Tetragnatha are characterised by having elongate bodies and large elongated chelicerae and long legs.


Tetragnatha montana
Shadow Stretch-spider Tetragnatha montana
Shaded Orbweaver Metellina merianae female
Shaded Orbweaver Metellina merianae 
Tetragnatha pinicola
Tetragnatha pinicola
Lesser Garden Spider Metellina segmentata
Lesser Garden Spider
Metellina segmentata sensu lato