Summary for Diplocephalus permixtus (Araneae)

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National Distribution

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Name: Diplocephalus permixtus
Authority: (O.P.-Cambridge, 1871)
Order: Arachnida: Araneae
Family: Linyphiidae
IUCN status: LC

Records: 4037
First Record: 1872
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 700
Pre-1992 hectads: 473
Total hectads: 1002

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Recorded altitude range
0m to 900m

Species text

The species is widespread throughout much of Britain. It is present throughout northern Europe and Russia (Platnick 1997) and has also been reported from Portugal.

Habitat and ecology
This wetland spider occurs beneath low vegetation in a variety of marshy habitats. These habitats include ditches, seeps, reed-beds, wet meadows, peat bogs and alder carr. Estuarine and other coastal, brackish wetlands are also inhabited by this linyphiid. Both sexes are mature throughout the year, mainly from spring to early summer and in the autumn.

Common and can often be found in high numbers in favoured habitats.

Original author of profile: R.C. Gallon

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 2075 records with adult season information)


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Broad Habitat Data (based on 1386 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 780 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 1429 records with habitat detail and method information)

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