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Species Account for Larinioides sclopetarius

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Larinioides sclopetarius  (Clerck, 1757)
Araneae: Araneidae

Larinioides sclopetarius female Copyright: Peter Harvey

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Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Threatened

Additional Phenology Data


Larinioides sclopetarius female
Larinioides sclopetarius female

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Taxonomic group: spiders (Araneae) - County data   
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The species is locally distributed in England with few records in Wales and Scotland. In Essex it is also a Very local spider, but may be numerous where it occurs. Proximity to water seems to be a necessity for this species. Its natural habitat appears to be tree trunks adjacent to water, but it is usually found on fences and bridges. Buildings near the water are also favoured but it is not often found on vegetation. References

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 7 records with habitat information)

no subhabitat data available

Structural Habitat Data (based on 8 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 8 records with habitat detail and method information)

Recorded management for locations with Larinioides sclopetarius

Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Larinioides sclopetarius

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