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Species Account for Pseudeuophrys obsoleta

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Pseudeuophrys obsoleta  (Simon, 1868)
Araneae: Salticidae

Pseudeuophrys obsoleta

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National status: RDB3
BAP status: UKBAP  
Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Threatened

Additional Phenology Data


Pseudeuophrys obsoleta
Pseudeuophrys obsoleta

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Taxonomic group: spiders (Araneae) - County data   
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Essex Red Data List comment
Shell shingle on east coast.

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The east coast populations of Pseudeuophrys obsoleta were originally described as Euophrys browningi and considered to be long isolated and separate to the mid-European E. obsoleta (Locket, Millidge & Merrett 1974). However subsequent opinion considers the populations to be conspecific. Although proposed as a UKBAP species, it was eventually omitted from the list (Anon 1999) even as a Species Statement, possibly in error. It was added to the UKBAP as a priority species in the recent review. Most recent records are from Essex, where the spider has been found on shingle and shell shingle between Walton Naze and Foulness. References

Species text last edited on Tue Jan 13th 2009 by user 3


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

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 5 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 7 records with habitat detail and method information)

Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Pseudeuophrys obsoleta

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