Summary for Clubiona trivialis (Araneae)

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National Distribution

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Clubiona trivialis female Copyright: Tylan Berry
Identification difficulty rating: 3
Name: Clubiona trivialis
Authority: C.L.Koch, 1843
Order: Arachnida: Araneae
Family: Clubionidae
IUCN status: LC

Records: 2005
First Record: 1893
Latest Record: 2022

1992-on hectads: 301
Pre-1992 hectads: 283
Total hectads: 490

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Recorded altitude range
0m to 980m

Species text

The species has a widespread Distribution: in Britain north of a line between Glamorgan and the Humber but to the south it is very scattered except on moorland in south-western England and on southern heathlands. It is widespread in western and central Europe.

Habitat and ecology
C. trivialis is generally found amongst low vegetation such as heather and gorse, and sometimes under stones, but it has also been found on pines. It often occurs on high ground but has also been found at sea level. In the south the species mainly occurs on heathland. Adults have been found between March and December, with peaks in late spring/early summer and late summer/early autumn.

The spider is very local in the south, but more frequent in the north.

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

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 812 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 41 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 637 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 829 records with habitat detail and method information)

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Clubiona trivialis (female)
Clubiona trivialis (female)
Clubiona trivialis female
Clubiona trivialis female
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