Summary for Walckenaeria acuminata (Araneae)

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National Distribution

 
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Walckenaeria acuminata male Copyright: Peter Harvey
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Name: Walckenaeria acuminata
Authority: Blackwall, 1833
Order: Arachnida: Araneae
Family: Linyphiidae
IUCN status: LC

Records: 7725
First Record: 1858
Latest Record: 2017

1992-on hectads: 653
Pre-1992 hectads: 766
Total hectads: 1124

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Recorded altitude range
0m to 955m

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Distribution
The species is widespread in Britain. It is widespread in western and central Europe.

Habitat and ecology
The spider occurs in almost any habitat in the ground zone, including grassland, heathland, woodland, marsh and reed-beds, with a preference for damper substrates. Adults can be found in any month, but males mostly during the autumn, winter and spring.

Status
Common.

Original author of profile: W.J. Partridge

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 2280 records with adult season information)


Habitats

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 3309 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 59 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 2032 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 2537 records with habitat detail and method information)

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Walckenaeria acuminata adult male
Walckenaeria acuminata adult male
Walckenaeria acuminata male
Walckenaeria acuminata male
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