Sitticus pubescens


Sitticus pubescens

Discovered in garden. 7th May 2018. © Peter Hillman

Sitticus pubescens

Discovered in garden.
7th May 2018. © Peter Hillman

Sitticus pubescens

Discovered in garden.
10th May 2018. © Peter Hillman

Sitticus pubescens

Discovered in garden.
12th July 2014. © Peter Hillman

Sitticus pubescens

Discovered in garden.
27th May 2019. © Peter Hillman

Sitticus pubescens

Discovered in garden.
12th July 2014. © Peter Hillman

Family Salticidae (Jumping spiders)

Body length up to 4.5mm.

Males and females are similar, except the males have a smaller abdomens. The white pattern patches can be variable.

They reach maturity in the summer, although the females maybe found throughout the year. Usually found around human habitation, on walls, windows and doors, fences and in outbuildings and houses. Also found under stones, and on tree trunks and fence posts. Locally common and widespread in England and Wales.