Summary for Improphantes complicatus (Araneae)
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About this speciesRecorded altitude range
10m to 1214m
The species is restricted to the Highlands of Scotland. It is a boreo-alpine species in Europe.
Habitat and ecology
L. complicatus occurs on mountains, under stones etc., usually above 900 m. Adults are found from June to August.
The spider is widespread on Scottish mountains, but local and never numerous.
Original author of profile: P. Merrett
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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