Summary for Tenuiphantes flavipes (Araneae)

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National Distribution

 
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Identification difficulty rating: 3
Name: Tenuiphantes flavipes
Authority: (Blackwall, 1854)
Order: Arachnida: Araneae
Family: Linyphiidae
IUCN status: LC

Records: 5382
First Record: 1853
Latest Record: 2017

1992-on hectads: 633
Pre-1992 hectads: 432
Total hectads: 843

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Recorded altitude range
0m to 900m

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Distribution
The species is widely distributed in southern Britain, becoming scattered in the north. It is widespread in western and central Europe as far north as southern Norway.

Habitat and ecology
L. flavipes is predominantly a woodland species occurring in leaf litter and undergrowth. It may also be found in a variety of other situations including grasslands, heaths and marshes, generally at ground level, such as in heather, moss, and grass. Adults are found throughout the year, mainly from spring to mid-summer and autumn.

Status
Common.

Original author of profile: T.J. Thomas

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 2423 records with adult season information)


Habitats

background methodology

Broad Habitat Data (based on 2335 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 106 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 1688 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 1788 records with habitat detail and method information)

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