Summary for Erigone dentipalpis (Araneae)

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National Distribution

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Identification difficulty rating: 3
Name: Erigone dentipalpis
Authority: (Wider, 1834)
Order: Arachnida: Araneae
Family: Linyphiidae
IUCN status: LC

Records: 12785
First Record: 1872
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 1229
Pre-1992 hectads: 757
Total hectads: 1542

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Recorded altitude range
-4m to 1150m

Species text

The species is widespread in most of Britain, possibly becoming more scattered in the north. It is widespread in western and central Europe.

Habitat and ecology
The spider is similar in size and coloration to E. atra. An equally common aeronaut, it occurs in a similarly wide range of habitats. Adults can be found all through the year, with peak numbers in summer.

Very common.

Original author of profile: D. Marriott

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

Adult Season

Adult Season Data (based on 6907 records with adult season information)


background methodology

Broad Habitat Data (based on 4628 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 323 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 3643 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 4980 records with habitat detail and method information)

Recorded management for locations with Erigone dentipalpis

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