Summary for Clubiona terrestris (Araneae)
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About this speciesRecorded altitude range
0m to 700m
The species is widespread in most of the southern half of Britain, but becomes very scattered in the north. It is widespread in western and central Europe.
Habitat and ecology
This widespread species is found in a large number of situations, usually at ground level, particularly in leaf litter and detritus, occasionally indoors and around houses, in the garden, on shrubs and low vegetation, trees, sometimes under loose bark and under stones. The dampness of the habitat can range from the dryness of heath to the extreme dampness of marshes. Adults of both sexes may be found throughout the year, with peaks from late spring to mid-summer and in the autumn.
Common in the south.
Original author of profile: T.J. Thomas.
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