Summary for Centromerita concinna (Araneae)

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National Distribution

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Identification difficulty rating: 3
Name: Centromerita concinna
Authority: (Thorell, 1875)
Order: Arachnida: Araneae
Family: Linyphiidae
IUCN status: LC

Records: 5860
First Record: 1895
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 601
Pre-1992 hectads: 488
Total hectads: 895

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Recorded altitude range
0m to 1060m

Species text

The species is widespread in much of Britain. It is widespread in western Europe.

Habitat and ecology
The species occurs in grass, moss and detritus in a wide range of habitats, but is much more restricted to old and undisturbed situations than C. bicolor. It is very abundant on heathland and moorland. Adults of both sexes are recorded mainly in the autumn and winter, females in the spring to mid-summer.

Common in little disturbed habitats.

Original author of profile: P.R. Harvey

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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Adult Season Data (based on 2875 records with adult season information)


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Broad Habitat Data (based on 2144 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 98 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 2088 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 2946 records with habitat detail and method information)

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