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Species Account for Arctosa leopardus

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Arctosa leopardus  (Sundevall, 1833)
Araneae: Lycosidae

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Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Threatened

Records: 290
First Record: 1956
Latest Record: 2020

1992-on hectads: 13
Pre-1992 hectads: 2
Total hectads: 14
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Taxonomic group: spiders (Araneae) - County data   
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This wolf spider is widespread in Wales and on southern heathland, but very scattered elsewhere and absent from much of central and northern Britain. It is associated with wet heathland, dune slacks, fenland and other wet marshy places (Harvey et al. 2002) but in Essex is almost exclusively found in seasonally wet brackish locations including brackish ditches and saline hollows behind the seawall. References

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


Broad Habitat Data (based on 153 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 1 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 154 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 290 records with habitat detail and method information)

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