Summary for Agyneta ramosa (Araneae)
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About this speciesRecorded altitude range
1m to 579m
The species is widespread in much of England and Wales, becoming very scattered in Scotland. A Palaearctic species widespread in northern and central Europe, but not recorded from Ireland or France.
Habitat and ecology
A. ramosa generally occurs in moss in damp areas, including those in broad-leaved woodland, but it has also been found in leaf litter in woodland, on bare ground under fallen trees, and on well-drained Nardus grass heath. The peak of activity is from May to July.
Local, but the spider may then be frequent.
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