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Species Account for Araneus sturmi

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Araneus sturmi  (Hahn, 1831)
Araneae: Araneidae

Araneus sturmi

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Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Threatened

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Araneus sturmi
Araneus sturmi

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Taxonomic group: spiders (Araneae) - County data   
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This is a generally uncommon spider, with a scattered distribution in Britain as far north as central Scotland, but is absent from some large areas of the country. In a status review in preparation the species is provisionally accorded Scarce B status. In Essex the spider is scarce, with records from heathy woodlands across the centre of the county, and with several records to the south. The orb webs of this spider are most often found on evergreen trees and shrubs in scrub or old woodland. References

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 4 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 2 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 10 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 11 records with habitat detail and method information)

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