Summary for Lepthyphantes angulatus


National Distribution

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Cryphoeca silvicola Orkney Copyright: Lee Johnson
Name: Oryphantes angulatus
Authority: (O.P.-Cambridge, 1881)
Order: Arachnida: Araneae
Family: Linyphiidae

1992-on hectads: 0
Pre-1992 hectads: 0
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Species text

The species is widespread on high ground in North Wales, northern England and Scotland. It is widespread in Scandinavia and northern Europe.

Habitat and ecology
The spider is usually found on high ground. Adults occur in late summer, autumn and winter (Locket & Millidge 1951).

Local and uncommon.

Original author of profile: P. Merrett (1990)

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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Lepthyphantes angulatus male
Lepthyphantes angulatus male
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