Summary for Linyphia triangularis (Araneae)
Explore Regional Distribution
View notes or log on and add a note on this species
About this speciesRecorded altitude range
0m to 700m
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.
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