Money spider, Leptohoptrum robustum

Body size

Female and male 3-4mm.

Appearance

Tiny. Grey or yellow brown.

Habitat, range and season

Damp vegetation, widespread in the UK. Throughout the year.

Bite report

Workers at a sewage treatment plant complained of being bitten by large numbers of this tiny linyphiid spider, resulting in local redness and swelling (Duffey and Green, 1975).

UK spider bites