Summary for Kaestneria pullata (Araneae)
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About this speciesRecorded altitude range
0m to 705m
The species is widespread in much of Britain, becoming scattered in the north. It is widespread in north-western and central Europe.
Habitat and ecology
K. pullata is typically associated with wetland habitats such as marshland, reed-beds, alder carr, upland bogs, seeps and drainage ditches where it lives amongst low vegetation. The spider is also found in grasslands and broad-leaved woodland (Crocker & Daws 1996). Adults have been recorded throughout the year, but mainly in the summer.
Common in wetland habitats.
Original author of profile: R.C. Gallon
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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