Summary for Agnyphantes expunctus (Araneae)
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About this speciesRecorded altitude range
3m to 549m
L. expunctus is widely distributed in Scotland and northern England. It is absent from southern England and Wales. The species is widespread in northern and central Europe.
Habitat and ecology
This species is often found on the branches and trunks of trees, especially pines, on the edges of woodland and plantations. It has been taken from birch, larch and juniper and occasionally from vegetation bordering woods. Females are adult from March to October, males from July to September.
Locally abundant in suitable habitat within its restricted range.
Original author of profile: J.A. Stewart
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