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Tetragnatha Extensa

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Tetragnatha Extensa

Special features: The body colour can vary from creamy-yellow (as above) to green. When alarmed, it stretches its long legs out straight along a branch, in an effort to disguise itself.

Latin name: Tetragnatha extensa

Size: The female has a body length of up to 11mms, while the male is slightly smaller, growing to around 9mms.

Distribution: Found throughout the UK.

Months seen: May to September.

Habitat: Found on low growing vegetation, usually near water or boggy areas.

Food: Insects which it catches in a web.

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