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Scientific name: Anyphaena accentuata
Size: Body and head up to 7mm
Distribution: Found in many parts of the UK, often in large numbers
Months seen: April to October
Habitat: Trees and bushes
Food: Small invertebrates
Special features: Buzzing spiders have 2 pairs of very distinctive dark brown markings on their pale brown abdomen. They hunt by running down their prey on trees and bushes.
The buzzing name comes from the way the males vibrate their abdomen against the surface of leaves in order to attract females.