Summary for Ceratinella scabrosa (Araneae)

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National Distribution

 
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Identification difficulty rating: 3
Name: Ceratinella scabrosa
Authority: (O.P.-Cambridge, 1871)
Order: Arachnida: Araneae
Family: Linyphiidae
IUCN status: LC

Records: 403
First Record: 1900
Latest Record: 2017

1992-on hectads: 123
Pre-1992 hectads: 73
Total hectads: 189

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About this species

Recorded altitude range
1m to 590m

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Distribution
The species is widespread in much of England and Wales, becoming very scattered in the north, extending as far as Dumfries-shire and Northumberland. It is widespread in north-western and central Europe.

Habitat and ecology
Dry grassland, ancient woodland. C. scabrosa is most commonly recorded from limestone grassland, in the litter layer or on rocks or ant hills. It is also found in the detritus of marshes and leaf litter of ancient woodlands. Additionally, Crocker and Daws (1996) recorded it from a dried-out reed-bed. Adults of both sexes have been recorded from May to July, females occasionally persisting until November.

Status
Uncommon, recorded from 83 hectads since 1992, though with no evidence of any decline.

Threats
Given the range of different habitats it has been recorded in and the fact that there has been no recent decline in its distribution, no serious threats are currently thought to exist.

Management and conservation
No recommendations at present.

Text based on Dawson, I.K., Harvey, P.R., Merrett, P. & Russell-Smith, A.R. (in prep.).  References

Adult Season

Adult Season Data (based on 146 records with adult season information)


Habitats

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 194 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 21 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 99 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 116 records with habitat detail and method information)

Recorded management for locations with Ceratinella scabrosa

Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Ceratinella scabrosa

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