Summary for Lepthyphantes minutus (Araneae)

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National Distribution

 
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Lephyphantes minutus female Copyright: Lee Johnson
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Name: Lepthyphantes minutus
Authority: (Blackwall, 1833)
Order: Arachnida: Araneae
Family: Linyphiidae
IUCN status: LC

Records: 2937
First Record: 1858
Latest Record: 2017

1992-on hectads: 533
Pre-1992 hectads: 423
Total hectads: 796

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About this species

Recorded altitude range
0m to 850m

Species text

Distribution
The species is widespread in much of Britain. It is widespread in north-western and central Europe.

Habitat and ecology
This is a spider of broad-leaved woodlands. It is frequently found when beating branches of trees, especially near the junction with the trunk where dry leaf litter may gather. It is often common in litter around the bases of trees and can also be found under logs or on walls and occasionally in houses. Adults are mainly recorded in late summer and autumn, occasionally over-wintering to be found in spring and early summer.

Status
Common.

Original author of profile: M. Askins

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 1025 records with adult season information)


Habitats

background methodology

Broad Habitat Data (based on 1381 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 65 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 338 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 626 records with habitat detail and method information)

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Lephyphantes minutus female
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