Summary for Walckenaeria vigilax (Araneae)
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About this speciesRecorded altitude range
0m to 750m
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.
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
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