Summary for Diplocephalus latifrons (Araneae)
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About this speciesRecorded altitude range
0m to 900m
The species is widespread throughout much of Britain, but very scattered or absent in some areas. It is widespread in north-western and central Europe.
Habitat and ecology
The spider occurs in woodland, in almost any habitat in the ground zone, including bare ground, but especially in litter. It has been swept from field and shrub layers. Both sexes can be found at any time of year with peaks from spring to mid-summer and possibly also in the autumn.
Original author of profile: W.J. Partridge
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