Pachygnatha degeeri (Sundevall, 1830)

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Description of Pachygnatha degeeri

Physical Characteristics

Female 3.5 to 4 mm.
Abdomen with white or yellowish outlined brown leaf-shaped figure. In the centre of this figure is a row of white or yellowish chevrons.
Carapace black with numerous small pits.
Legs and palps yellow-brown.

Male 3 to 3.5 mm.
Markings almost identical to the female. Abdomen with much darker leaf-shaped figure and whiter outline and chevrons.


In several open areas such as meadows and gardens.


Common in the whole of Europe.


All year.