Tetragnatha pinicola


Tetragnatha pinicola

Discovered in garden. 4th August 2017. © Peter Hillman

Tetragnatha pinicola

Discovered in garden.
4th August 2017. © Peter Hillman

Tetragnatha pinicola

Discovered in garden.
4th August 2017. © Peter Hillman

Tetragnatha pinicola

Discovered in garden.
4th August 2017. © Peter Hillman

Tetragnatha pinicola

Discovered in garden.
4th August 2017. © Peter Hillman

Family Tetragnathidae (Long-jawed orbweb spiders)

Body length 5-6 mm.

A small species of spider with a silvery appearance. Similar to T. extensa but smaller and not as closely associated with water.

It is usually found on trees and shrubs where it forms its webs. Seen April to August. Widespread but local in southern England.