Summary for Micrargus subaequalis (Araneae)
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About this speciesRecorded altitude range
0m to 280m
The species is widespread in most of England, but more scattered in the west and north as far as central Scotland. It is widespread in north-western and central Europe.
Habitat and ecology
Usually found in the ground zone and field layer in a variety of grasslands, whether managed or not, particularly chalk downland. Also found in gardens amongst grass and on low plants as well as in damp places such as marshland grass, woodland leaf litter and detritus. There is a peak of adults in mid-summer.
Original author of profile: T.J. Thomas
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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