Summary for Meioneta innotabilis (Araneae)
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About this speciesRecorded altitude range
4m to 457m
The species is widespread in much of southern England, but with few records in the south-west and Wales and becoming very scattered north of south Yorkshire. It is widespread in north-western and central Europe.
Habitat and ecology
This is a woodland spider, which usually occurs on and under bark on tree trunks, at the base of trees or sometimes within leaf litter. In early summer, adults may be seen running over the surface of tree trunks in the sunshine. The ecology of this spider is little known. Adults are found mainly from early to mid-summer.
Original author of profile: J.R. Bell
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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