Summary for Walckenaeria vigilax (Araneae)

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National Distribution

 
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Identification difficulty rating: 3
Name: Walckenaeria vigilax
Authority: (Blackwall, 1853)
Order: Arachnida: Araneae
Family: Linyphiidae
IUCN status: LC

Records: 1373
First Record: 1852
Latest Record: 2017

1992-on hectads: 206
Pre-1992 hectads: 230
Total hectads: 397

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About this species

Recorded altitude range
0m to 750m

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Distribution
The species is widespread in Wales and parts of England, but very patchy and scattered elsewhere. It has a Holarctic Distribution: and is widespread in north-western and central Europe.

Habitat and ecology
The spider occurs in moss and grass in wet areas, grassland and sometimes on waste ground. Adults have been recorded between March and December, with a peak in the summer.

Status
Generally infrequent and local.

Original author of profile: D.R. Nellist

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 393 records with adult season information)


Habitats

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 531 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 22 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 304 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 357 records with habitat detail and method information)

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