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Species Account for Nuctenea umbratica

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Nuctenea umbratica  (Clerck, 1757)
Araneae: Araneidae

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Taxonomic group: spiders (Araneae) - County data   
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 53 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 10 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 26 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 54 records with habitat detail and method information)

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Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Nuctenea umbratica

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