Summary for Pachygnatha listeri (Araneae)

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National Distribution

 
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Pachygnatha listeri male Copyright: Peter Harvey
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Name: Pachygnatha listeri
Authority: Sundevall, 1830
Order: Arachnida: Araneae
Family: Tetragnathidae
IUCN status: LC

Records: 847
First Record: 1864
Latest Record: 2017

1992-on hectads: 125
Pre-1992 hectads: 154
Total hectads: 250

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Recorded altitude range
3.5m to 380m

Species text

Distribution
The species is widespread but scattered in Britain from central Scotland southwards, but with few records in Wales or south-west England. It is widespread in north-western and central Europe.

Habitat and ecology
This species, unlike the other two British representatives of the genus, is more restricted in its habitat requirement, generally only occurring in well-established or ancient broad-leaved and mixed woodlands. It can be found by sweeping or grubbing about in the lower regions of the undergrowth, often in damper areas of the wood. Adults can be found all year, but mostly in late spring/early summer and late summer/autumn.

Status
Local and uncommon.

Original author of profile: M. Askins

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

Adult Season

Adult Season Data (based on 262 records with adult season information)


Habitats

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 471 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 10 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 166 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 237 records with habitat detail and method information)

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