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We are normally open to the public at our centre at Wat Tyler Country Park every Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday between 11am and 4pm. We are also usually open on Wednesdays between 10am and 4pm.

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Species Account for Hypomma fulvum

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Hypomma fulvum  (Bösenberg, 1902)
Araneae: Linyphiidae

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National status: Na
Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Threatened

Additional Phenology Data


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Taxonomic group: spiders (Araneae) - County data   
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Essex Red Data List comment
Nationally important populations in Essex

Species text
Hypomma fulvum occurs mainly in East Anglia and the extreme south-east of England. Coastal Essex is a national stronghold for H. fulvum, where it is relatively frequent in brackish Phragmites near the coast. The spider occurs most frequently in fens and marshes, on Phragmites or in the litter beneath, sometimes in Cladium marshes. In Essex, it has been collected mainly in Phragmites marsh in borrowdykes, but also grazing marsh grassland, in saltmarshes and on the landward side of a sea wall in herb rich grassland. References

Species text last edited on Tue Mar 20th 2007 by user 3


Broad Habitat Data (based on 56 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 48 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 42 records with habitat detail and method information)

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Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Hypomma fulvum

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