Summary for Neottiura bimaculata (Araneae)

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National Distribution

 
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Neottiura bimaculata Female 2 Copyright: Nik Nimbus
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Name: Neottiura bimaculata
Authority: (Linnaeus, 1767)
Order: Arachnida: Araneae
Family: Theridiidae

Records: 6520
First Record: 1864
Latest Record: 2017

1992-on hectads: 756
Pre-1992 hectads: 493
Total hectads: 951

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Recorded altitude range
0m to 700m

Species text

Distribution
The species is widespread in much of England, but is apparently very locally distributed in upland areas and the north of Britain. It is widespread in western and central Europe as far north as southern Norway and Finland.

Habitat and ecology
The webs of this species are found on low vegetation, bushes and sometimes the lower branches of trees in a wide variety of habitats. Females carry their egg-sac attached to their spinners and are often encountered whilst grubbing around in rank grass. Both sexes are mature mainly in early and mid-summer, females occasionally surviving through to the autumn.

Status
Common in southern Britain.

Original author of profile: P. Lee

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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Adult Season Data (based on 2038 records with adult season information)


Habitats

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 2656 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 226 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 1039 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 1243 records with habitat detail and method information)

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Neottiura bimaculata
Neottiura bimaculata
Neottiura bimaculata epigyne
Neottiura bimaculata epigyne
Neottiura bimaculata back
Neottiura bimaculata back
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Neottiura bimaculata1
N. bimaculatum
N. bimaculatum
Neotturia bimaculatum female
Neotturia bimaculatum female
Adult male Neottiura bimaculata
Adult male Neottiura bimaculata
Neottiura bimaculata Female 3
Neottiura bimaculata Female 3
Neottiura bimaculata Female 2
Neottiura bimaculata Female 2
Neottiura bimaculata Female
Neottiura bimaculata Female
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