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Species Account for Phrurolithus minimus

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Phrurolithus minimus  C.L.Koch, 1839
Araneae: Liocranidae

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Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Threatened

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Taxonomic group: spiders (Araneae) - County data   
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Phrurolithus minimus is a rare spider recorded from several grassland sites in South Essex and two open woodland sites in North Essex. It occurs in grassland, mainly on chalk, usually in stony, sparsely vegetated areas, but is also found in open woodland areas on sand, in dry litter at the edges of woodland rides and coppice areas. References

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


Broad Habitat Data (based on 12 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 32 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 37 records with habitat detail and method information)

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