Tetragnathidae  Menge, 1866 / Tetragnatha  Latreille, 1804   17 species

Tetragnatha reimoseri  (Rosca, 1939)


Body and legs uniformly light yellow. Cheliceral teeth and gnathocoxae light brown. Opisthosoma elongated tail-like, reaching beyond spinnerets.

Body length male: 9 mm
Body length female: 10-12 mm
Additional information

rare species and difficult to find. In the daytime the spider hides in stretched position underneath grass-like leaves near water, mostly over water surface

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2017): Central, Eastern Europe
 male  female

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