Summary for Kryptonesticus eremita (Araneae)
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Name: Kryptonesticus eremita
Authority: (Simon, 1880)
Order: Arachnida: Araneae
IUCN status: NA
First Record: 2017
Latest Record: 2017
1992-on hectads: 1
Pre-1992 hectads: 0
Total hectads: 1
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DistributionIn Britain it is currently known from one population in a mine adit on Flat Holm Island in the Bristol Channel. It is more widespread on continental Europe.
Habitat and ecologyThis species inhabits caves, cellars, sewers and similar dark habitats. The female carries a single egg-sac attached to the spinnerets. On Flat Holm mature males and females with egg-sacs have been observed in August.
StatusA European species expanding its continental range.
Original author of profile: R.C. Gallon.
Adult Season Data (based on 2 records with adult season information)
no broad habitat data available
no subhabitat data available
no structural habitat data available
no habitat detail or method data available