Summary for Araeoncus humilis (Araneae)
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About this speciesRecorded altitude range
0m to 700m
The species has a widespread but patchy Distribution: in much of England and Wales, and is scattered in Scotland. It is widespread in most of western and central Europe.
Habitat and ecology
A. humilis is a frequent aeronaut found in a variety of habitats including moss, grass, straw and litter. It is sometimes found in coastal seaweed litter and in the filter beds of sewage works. Adults occur at all seasons.
Original author of profile: I.M. Howe
Text based on Harvey, P.R., Nellist, D.R. & Telfer, M.G. (eds) 2002. Provisional atlas of British spiders (Arachnida, Araneae), Volumes 1 & 2. Huntingdon: Biological Records Centre. References