Summary for Talavera aequipes (Araneae)

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National Distribution

 
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Talavera aequipes male Copyright: Peter Harvey
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Name: Talavera aequipes
Authority: (O.P.-Cambridge, 1871)
Order: Arachnida: Araneae
Family: Salticidae
IUCN status: LC

Records: 789
First Record: 1900
Latest Record: 2017

1992-on hectads: 140
Pre-1992 hectads: 96
Total hectads: 212

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Recorded altitude range
0m to 700m

Species text

Distribution
The species is widely distributed in Britain but with only a few scattered records in the west and north. It is widespread in north-western and central Europe, but has not been recorded from Ireland.

Habitat and ecology
This little spider is found in warm, open, sunny habitats with bare surfaces, such as short turf on downs, sandy or stony banks, and quarries or old railway embankments. Adults of both sexes are found mainly in May, June and July.

Status
Local and uncommon, but the spider is more frequent in southern counties.

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 325 records with adult season information)


Habitats

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 359 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 5 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 247 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 198 records with habitat detail and method information)

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Talavera aequipes female
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