Tetragnathidae  Menge, 1866 / Tetragnatha  Latreille, 1804   17 species

Tetragnatha dearmata  Thorell, 1873


Prosoma brown, or grey-brown with indistinct darker stripes on margin than radial stripes, as well as between fovea and posterior median eyes. Sternum dark brown. Chelicerae yellow-brown. Legs dorsally brown, ventrally yellowish with indistinct darker annulations. Opisthosoma not strikingly elevated, dorsally grey-brown with dark brown margined folium, ventrally with 3 dark longitudinal stripes.

Body length male: 6-7.5 mm
Body length female: 8-10 mm
Additional information

Mostly on bushes near waters

Frequency: Rarely found

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): North America, Europe, Caucasus, Russia
 male  female

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