Summary for Robertus lividus (Araneae)
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About this speciesRecorded altitude range
0m to 1050m
The species is widespread throughout Britain. It is widespread in north-western and central Europe.
Habitat and ecology
This is a ground living species found under stones, detritus etc. and in leaf litter and moss. It is present in a wide variety of habitats including sand dunes, wetland, woodland, high moorland and at high altitude under stones on mountains. Both sexes can be found mature throughout the year, but the majority of records are between spring and early autumn.
Common throughout 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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