Summary for Linyphia triangularis (Araneae)

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National Distribution

 
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Linyphia triangularis Copyright: Tim Sexton
Identification difficulty rating: 3
Name: Linyphia triangularis
Authority: (Clerck, 1757)
Order: Arachnida: Araneae
Family: Linyphiidae

Records: 8428
First Record: 1800
Latest Record: 2016

1992-on hectads: 987
Pre-1992 hectads: 845
Total hectads: 1372

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Recorded altitude range
0m to 700m

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Distribution
The species is widespread in much of Britain, but scattered in northern Scotland and some other areas. It is widespread in western and central Europe.

Habitat and ecology
This spider is commonly found on lower bushes and vegetation in a range of habitats including gardens. It spins a very noticeable horizontal sheet web and awaits the arrival of prey in an upside down position on the under side of the web. The species is adult in late summer and autumn.

Status
Common.

Original author of profile: D. Marriott

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 2118 records with adult season information)


Habitats

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 3920 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 268 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 1259 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 1556 records with habitat detail and method information)

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Images

Linyphia triangularis (subadult male)
Linyphia triangularis (subadult male)
Linyphia triangularis (female)
Linyphia triangularis (female)
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triangularis
Linyphia triangularis on Web
Linyphia triangularis on Web
Linyphia triangularis
Linyphia triangularis
Linyphia triangularis pair
Linyphia triangularis pair
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