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Species Account for Xerolycosa nemoralis

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Xerolycosa nemoralis  (Westring, 1861)
Araneae: Lycosidae

Xerolycosa nemoralis

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Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Threatened

Records: 198
First Record: 1988
Latest Record: 2016

1992-on hectads: 10
Pre-1992 hectads: 3
Total hectads: 12
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Xerolycosa nemoralis
Xerolycosa nemoralis

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Taxonomic group: spiders (Araneae) - County data   
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Xerolycosa nemoralis is mainly found in south-eastern England, where it occurs on dry sparsely vegetated ground in a variety of habitats, such as woodland clearings, heathland and short stony chalk grassland, as well as suitable habitat on brownfield sites. Suitable habitat is often confined to small areas, which can easily become overgrown and lost to succession. References

Species text last edited on Fri Feb 22nd 2008 by user 3


Broad Habitat Data (based on 94 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 91 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 198 records with habitat detail and method information)

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