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Species Account for Nigma walckenaeri

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Nigma walckenaeri  (Roewer, 1951)
Araneae: Dictynidae

Nigma walckenaeri

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National status: Na
Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Regionally Important

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Nigma walckenaeri
Nigma walckenaeri

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Taxonomic group: spiders (Araneae) - County data   
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This spider is found mainly in the Thames valley in Essex, east Berkshire, Middlesex, Surrey (and London), but also in the Severn valley in Gloucestershire and Warwickshire. The species is found on bushes in gardens and parks often in suburban areas, but also on scrub in more natural habitats. The spider spins a small web and retreat on the upper surface of leaves of bushes. The leaves of lilac, Forsythia, holly and ivy are especially favoured but any leaves are used with a similar size and curved surface across which the web can be made. Adults are generally found in late summer and autumn with females persisting into the winter (Harvey et al. 2002). References

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


Broad Habitat Data (based on 53 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 4 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 51 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 43 records with habitat detail and method information)

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Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Nigma walckenaeri

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