Summary for Hahnia nava (Araneae)
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About this speciesRecorded altitude range
0m to 700m
The species is widespread in the southern half of Britain, but more scattered in the west and north. It is widespread in western and central Europe.
Habitat and ecology
This species produces sheet webs in moss and other low vegetation and amongst stones or in soil crevices. It is usually found away from woodland in more open habitats including heathland, grassland, sand dunes, waste ground, quarries and coastal shingle. Adults are found mainly from late spring to mid-summer.
Original author of profile: P. Lee
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