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Species Account for Philodromus collinus

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Philodromus collinus  C.L.Koch, 1835
Araneae: Philodromidae

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



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Taxonomic group: spiders (Araneae) - County data   
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Species text
The species is restricted to southern and eastern England north to Yorkshire. The spider is mainly found on the branches of pine trees, also on yew and Douglas fir. It has been found on broad-leaved trees in mixed woodland and coniferised ancient woodland sites, and is frequent on pine in heathland areas in Norfolk, Suffolk, Surrey and Hampshire. The association with coniferous trees in woodland and on heathland in southern England suggests the species might decline with improved heathland management to control pine invasion and with the reversion of coniferised woods in southern England to broad-leaved woodland. When coniferised woods are harvested and reversion to broad-leaved woodland takes place, some mature coniferous trees should be retained at the edge of clearings or rides. References

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

Habitats

Broad Habitat Data (based on 2 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 12 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 12 records with habitat detail and method information)

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