can usually be identified from their small bodies - they usually measure no more than 5mm but their legs can be rather long.
Field and laboratory studies on money spiders
(Linyphiidae) as predators of cereal aphids.
"In addition, wolf spiders pursue prey on shorter, grazed land, while money spiders
form small, circular webs on the same pastures.
Finding money spiders
on the patio and believing that one day I would be rich, the sound of the larder door push catch opening and standing in there looking at the rows of soup tins and the biscuit tin containing garibaldis it makes me feel warm inside thinking about it.
These range from the tiny (and rather cute, in my opinion) money spiders
to the more sinisterly named rustic wolf spider.
, too small to scare anyone, love midges and flies.
I believe in money spiders
- I always look after them.
"We have good lads here, not mercenaries and money spiders
. We are in the bottom eight in the division for budget and are punching above our weight and that is down to the character of the lads.
Lisa Hull, who comes from Sheldon, has written a book made up of four stories entitled Meet the Money Spiders
, Money Equals Money, Freddie's Birthday Surprise, and Hide and Seek.
A tiny spider, very common in our gardens, though why it should be connected with the world of finance baffles me.
"The babies are so cute - they look just like money spiders
trap and feed on midges, flies and aphids.