Summary for Agyneta ramosa (Araneae)

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National Distribution

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Agyneta ramosa male Copyright: Tylan Berry
Identification difficulty rating: 4
Name: Agyneta ramosa
Authority: Jackson, 1912
Order: Arachnida: Araneae
Family: Linyphiidae
IUCN status: LC

Records: 500
First Record: 1906
Latest Record: 2022

1992-on hectads: 95
Pre-1992 hectads: 93
Total hectads: 176

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Recorded altitude range
1m to 579m

Species text

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

Adult Season

Adult Season Data (based on 199 records with adult season information)


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Broad Habitat Data (based on 184 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 5 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 137 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 203 records with habitat detail and method information)

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Agyneta ramosa female
Agyneta ramosa female
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Agyneta ramosa male
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