Summary for Piniphantes pinicola (Araneae)
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About this speciesRecorded altitude range
10m to 950m
The species is widespread but scattered over northern England, Wales and Scotland. It is an alpine species in Europe.
Habitat and ecology
L. pinicola occurs on high ground, often among loose stones. It is adult in summer and autumn.
The spider is very local and never numerous.
Original author of profile: P. Merrett
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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