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Species Account for Prinerigone vagans

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Prinerigone vagans  (Audouin, 1826)
Araneae: Linyphiidae

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Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Threatened

Records: 88
First Record: 1962
Latest Record: 2019

1992-on hectads: 14
Pre-1992 hectads: 5
Total hectads: 16
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Prinerigone vagans is uncommon nationally, widespread in central and south-eastern England, but very scattered or absent elsewhere. This species inhabits wet places including wet grassy meadows, the shores of lakes, gravel pits, sewage filter beds and saltmarsh (Harvey et al. 2002). References

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


Broad Habitat Data (based on 37 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 40 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 88 records with habitat detail and method information)

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