Summary for Ceratinella brevipes (Araneae)
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About this speciesRecorded altitude range
0m to 980m
The species is widespread throughout Britain. It is widespread in western and central Europe.
Habitat and ecology
The spider is found in a variety of situations. In Leicestershire, it was found most frequently in pitfall traps in wet woodland, sphagnum and leaf litter (Crocker & Daws 1996), as well as in limestone grassland, rough grassland, hay meadows, marshy ground and reed-beds, and by sweeping cross-leaved heath. Adults have been recorded almost year-round, but most frequently from late spring to mid-summer.
Original author of profile: J.M. Newton
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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