This species is common in the south of England and as far north as Yorkshire. It occurs in grassland at ground level. There is a less common species in the genus, Pocadicnemis pumila, with which P. juncea may sometimes be confused.
Head and chelicerae of male Pocadicnemis juncea
Head, chelicerae and pedipalps of female Pocadicnemis juncea
Left Pedipalp (male sexual organ) of Pocadicnemis juncea. The arrow indicates the median apophysis, which is curved in P. juncea, as here, but less curved in P.pumila.
Lateral view of the head and chelicerae of a male Pocadicnemis juncea. Note the lobe behind the eyes, with a sulcus (groove) beneath.
Lateral view of the head and chelicerae of a female Pocadicnemis juncea
Chelicerae of a female Pocadicnemis juncea
Epigyne (female sexual organ) of Pocadicnemis juncea. Note that the main feature that distinguishes this epigyne from that of P. pumila is not visible in the electron micrograph, as it is hidden behind a transparent membrane.