Summary for Clubiona corticalis (Araneae)

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Clubiona corticalis male Copyright: Robin Rigby
Identification difficulty rating: 3
Name: Clubiona corticalis
Authority: (Walckenaer, 1802)
Order: Arachnida: Araneae
Family: Clubionidae
IUCN status: LC

Records: 1353
First Record: 1861
Latest Record: 2017

1992-on hectads: 271
Pre-1992 hectads: 184
Total hectads: 379

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Recorded altitude range
0m to 600m

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Distribution
The species is widespread in England as far north as Yorkshire, but scattered in the south-west and Wales. It is widespread in western and central Europe as far north as Sweden, but has not been recorded from Ireland.

Habitat and ecology
This species is most commonly found beneath the loose bark of dead and dying trees though it may be found in a range of other habitats. Habitats include broad-leaved and mixed woodlands, heathland scrub, marsh vegetation, acid and calcareous grassland scrub as well as under stones and in leaf litter, and occasionally in and around houses. Because of its association with trees C. corticalis may be found in birds' nests and squirrel dreys. Adults of both sexes have been recorded in most months of the year, but males are found mainly in spring and early summer, females in summer.

Status
The spider is common, more so towards the south.

Original author of profile: T.J. Thomas

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 298 records with adult season information)


Habitats

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 372 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 11 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 80 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 127 records with habitat detail and method information)

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