Nursery Web Spider Pisaura mirabilis

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Family Pisauridae

Description: N

Nursery web spiders have a narrow body with variable ground colour and can be grey or brown in colour.

There is a pale stripe just behind the head, and the sides of the abdomen are also pale

coloured. The top of the abdomen features a leaf shaped marking

Size Head and body up to 15mm long

Habitat: Usually found low vegetation especially nettle beds

Phenology Months seen: March to September

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