Summary for Salticus cingulatus (Araneae)

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National Distribution

 
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Salticus cingulatus Copyright: Peter Harvey
Identification difficulty rating: 3
Name: Salticus cingulatus
Authority: (Panzer, 1797)
Order: Arachnida: Araneae
Family: Salticidae
IUCN status: LC

Records: 790
First Record: 1886
Latest Record: 2017

1992-on hectads: 172
Pre-1992 hectads: 148
Total hectads: 287

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Recorded altitude range
0m to 673m

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Distribution
The species is widely distributed in Britain, but with few records in the west, south-east and large areas of the north. It is widespread in western and central Europe.

Habitat and ecology
S. cingulatus occurs on old tree trunks and fence palings in sunny situations in or near woodland, fens and heathland where it may be frequent on pines. Males are found in May and June, females mainly between May and July, but occasionally persisting into the autumn.

Status
Local. The spider may be frequent in suitable habitat. It is inexplicably rare in some parts of the country such as Essex.

Original author of profile: P.R. Harvey

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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Adult Season Data (based on 225 records with adult season information)


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Broad Habitat Data (based on 295 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 45 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 31 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 89 records with habitat detail and method information)

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