Summary for Lasiargus hirsutus (Araneae)

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Identification difficulty rating: 5
Name: Lasiargus hirsutus
Authority: (Menge, 1869)
Order: Arachnida: Araneae
Family: Linyphiidae

Records: 1
First Record: 2017
Latest Record: 2017

1992-on hectads: 1
Pre-1992 hectads: 0
Total hectads: 1

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The British specimen of L. hirsutus is a female collected in a pitfall trap on Brandon Heath, Norfolk in 2017. The species is widespread in Europe although absent from the Iberian Peninsula and parts of central and South-East Europe.

Habitat and ecology
In Norfolk it was recorded from a small bare ground scrape in Calluna- Cladonia heathland. In Europe it is frequently found on sandy coastal sites but is also recorded from inland sites in France and Germany.

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