Summary for Palliduphantes pallidus (Araneae)
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About this speciesRecorded altitude range
0m to 1125m
The species is widespread in much of Britain. It is widespread in north-western and central Europe.
Habitat and ecology
L. pallidus has been recorded from a wide variety of habitats including short grassland, under stones, in moss and litter, on urban derelict land, in cavities inside hollow trees and on dune systems. It may often occur under stones on mountains as high as 3000' (914 m) (Cooke 1967). Adults of both sexes have been found throughout the year, with the highest numbers from early to mid-summer.
Common, but generally infrequent.
Original author of profile: D.R. Nellist
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