Philodromus albidus


Philodromus albidus

Discovered in garden. 22nd April 2018 © Peter Hillman

Philodromus albidus

Discovered in garden.
22nd April 2018 © Peter Hillman

Philodromus albidus

Discovered in garden.
22nd April 2018 © Peter Hillman

Family Philodromidae (Running crab spiders)

Body length 3-5mm.

This is one of the smallest spiders in the genus. Very similar to P. rufus which is rare and seen much further south.

It is typically found on the lower branches of broadleaved trees, in woodland clearings and margins. Common and widespread in southern England.