Summary for Neriene clathrata (Araneae)
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About this speciesRecorded altitude range
0m to 700m
The species is widespread in much of Britain, becoming scattered and absent in northern Scotland. It is widespread in western and central Europe.
Habitat and ecology
The species is found in a wide range of habitats including grassland, heathland, marshes, scrub, woodland and gardens where it occurs on the ground in litter, vegetation and in low undergrowth. Adults of both sexes have been recorded throughout the year, with peaks from spring to mid-summer and in 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