Summary for Mecynargus morulus (Araneae)
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About this speciesRecorded altitude range
35m to 1214m
This is a spider of high ground in Britain, and has been recorded from Wales, northern England and Scotland. It has been recorded from Ireland, Scandinavia, Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic and Poland.
Habitat and ecology
Found among grass and moss and under stones on high ground and mountain tops (Locket & Millidge 1953). Adults have been found from spring and summer until October, with a peak in July.
Possibly afforestation at some sites.
Management and conservation
Maintain open moorland.
Text based on Dawson, I.K., Harvey, P.R., Merrett, P. & Russell-Smith, A.R. (in prep.). References
Account last edited by Mark Yeates at 20:18 on Thu 13th May 2010.
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