Tetragnatha dearmata (Thorell, 1873)

Click on the pictures for a larger view.

Look for the description of the species at the bottom of the page.

Description of Tetragnatha dearmata

Physical Characteristics

Female 8 to 10 mm.
Abdomen with an elongated, white outlined yellowish or pinkish brown leaf-shaped figure and grey brown sides.
Carapace yellowish brown with dark radial stripes, a dark median band which at the front becomes broad up to the eye area and a dark band along the edge. This dark pattern is often very faint.
Sternum dark brown with a thin dark outline.
Legs and palps yellow-brown with dark spots at the base of the spines.

Male 6 to 7.5 mm.
Markings and colours almost identical to the female.


In bushes near water.


Common in the whole of Europe, but rare.