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Species Account for Trochosa robusta

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Trochosa robusta  (Simon, 1876)
Araneae: Lycosidae

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Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Endangered

Records: 55
First Record: 1989
Latest Record: 2007

1992-on hectads: 1
Pre-1992 hectads: 1
Total hectads: 2
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Taxonomic group: spiders (Araneae) - County data   
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The Essex records are for a strong population from a single area of undercliff immediately south of Hadleigh Castle during 1990, an area supporting an extraordinary assemblage of invertebrates, together with several collected at the site near Tilbury in 2006 and 2007. Nationally it is a rare spider associated with undercliffs and stony chalk grassland, especially on cliff tops. Most definite recent records are from near the coast, and inland records are likely to be the results of misidentification. References

Species text last edited on Sun Mar 2nd 2008 by user 3


Broad Habitat Data (based on 5 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 30 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 55 records with habitat detail and method information)

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