Summary for Neriene clathrata (Araneae)

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National Distribution

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Neriene clathrata Copyright: Barbara Higgins
Identification difficulty rating: 3
Name: Neriene clathrata
Authority: (Sundevall, 1830)
Order: Arachnida: Araneae
Family: Linyphiidae
IUCN status: LC

Records: 9976
First Record: 1833
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 1086
Pre-1992 hectads: 792
Total hectads: 1386

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Recorded altitude range
0m to 700m

Species text

The species is widespread in much of Britain, becoming scattered and absent in northern Scotland. It is widespread in western and central Europe.

Habitat and ecology
The species is found in a wide range of habitats including grassland, heathland, marshes, scrub, woodland and gardens where it occurs on the ground in litter, vegetation and in low undergrowth. Adults of both sexes have been recorded throughout the year, with peaks from spring to mid-summer and in autumn.


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 4335 records with adult season information)


background methodology

Broad Habitat Data (based on 3900 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 359 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 2150 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 2955 records with habitat detail and method information)

Recorded management for locations with Neriene clathrata

Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Neriene clathrata


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