Neriene clathrata (Sundevall, 1830)

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Description of Neriene clathrata (Herb hammock spider)

Physical Characteristics

Female 3 to 5.5 mm.
Abdomen dark brown to black-brown with a light brown wavy line along the sides and light brown chevrons on top.
Carapace dark brown.
Legs and palps light-dark annulated.

Male 3.5 to 5 mm.
Markings and colours almost identical to the female.


In low vegetation.


Common in the whole of Europe.


All year.