Summary for Erigone dentipalpis (Araneae)
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About this speciesRecorded altitude range
-4m to 1150m
The species is widespread in most of Britain, possibly becoming more scattered in the north. It is widespread in western and central Europe.
Habitat and ecology
The spider is similar in size and coloration to E. atra. An equally common aeronaut, it occurs in a similarly wide range of habitats. Adults can be found all through the year, with peak numbers in summer.
Original author of profile: D. Marriott
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
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