Summary for Gongylidiellum vivum (Araneae)

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National Distribution

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

Records: 3599
First Record: 1882
Latest Record: 2017

1992-on hectads: 471
Pre-1992 hectads: 443
Total hectads: 789

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Recorded altitude range
0m to 955m

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Distribution
The species is widespread throughout most of Britain. It has a Palaearctic Distribution: and is widespread in most of northern Europe.

Habitat and ecology
G. vivum is found in moss, grass and leaf litter, often in damp situations. Rushton et al. (1987) showed that it has a preference for undisturbed, well-vegetated grassland sites. It is a frequent aeronaut. Merrett (1969) found that on heathland in Dorset, males were active from March to July and again from October to late December orearly January. Adults of both sexes have been recorded throughout the year, with a peak in 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 1286 records with adult season information)


Habitats

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 1309 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 38 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 1039 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 1127 records with habitat detail and method information)

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