The male of this species, like Walckenaeria antica has a highly modificed carapace. In this case the outline includes a feature resembling a neck or "stalk" that houses the four pairs of eyes. The species is common, and favours a habitat such as woodland litter. The female of the species (not yet shown on this page) also has a highly characteristic form of carapace.
|Carapace of a male Walckenaeria acuminata||The "neck" of a male Walckenaeria acuminata. The bulge half way up houses two pairs of eyes.||Left Pedipalp (male sexual organ) of Walckenaeria acuminata|
|Top part of "neck" of a male Walckenaeria acuminata. The remaining two pairs of eyes are located here.||Tarsal claw of a male Walckenaeria acuminata|