Summary for Centromerus dilutus (Araneae)

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National Distribution

 
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Identification difficulty rating: 3
Name: Centromerus dilutus
Authority: (O.P.-Cambridge, 1875)
Order: Arachnida: Araneae
Family: Linyphiidae
IUCN status: LC

Records: 3271
First Record: 1893
Latest Record: 2017

1992-on hectads: 360
Pre-1992 hectads: 440
Total hectads: 676

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Recorded altitude range
0m to 800m

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Distribution
The species is widespread throughout most of Britain. It is found in Europe and the Faeroes (Holm 1980) and is fairly widespread in north-western and central Europe.

Habitat and ecology
The species has been recorded in detritus in broad-leaved, mixed and coniferous woodland, in heathland, moorland and grassland, and at an altitude of 2400' (732 m) in the Snowdonia National Park (Goodier 1970a). Curiously, of the three habitats investigated at Wybunbury Moss, the species was recorded from the Sphagnum lawn but not from the pine and fen woodland, or the wet grassland (Felton & Judd 1997). Adults have been recorded throughout the year, but mostly in autumn, winter and spring, with females until mid-summer.

Status
Common.

Original author of profile: D.R. Nellist

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

Adult Season

Adult Season Data (based on 1121 records with adult season information)


Habitats

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 1526 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 28 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 811 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 1001 records with habitat detail and method information)

Recorded management for locations with Centromerus dilutus

Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Centromerus dilutus

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