Summary for Pardosa pullata (Araneae)

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National Distribution

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Pardosa pullata female Copyright: Evan Jones
Identification difficulty rating: 3
Name: Pardosa pullata
Authority: (Clerck, 1757)
Order: Arachnida: Araneae
Family: Lycosidae
IUCN status: LC

Records: 25856
First Record: 1858
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 1607
Pre-1992 hectads: 1126
Total hectads: 1977

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Recorded altitude range
0m to 1125m

Species text

The species is widespread in most of Britain. It is widespread in western and central Europe.

Habitat and ecology
P. pullata occurs in various open habitats such as grasslands, sea walls, dyke edges, dunes, heathland, moorlands, blanket bog, mires, woodland clearings, old quarries and roadside verges. In lowland agricultural Britain it is perhaps found most often in long-established tussocky grassland. Adults of both sexes occur mainly in early to mid-summer, occasionally persisting until the autumn.


Original author of profile: P.R. Harvey

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 12688 records with adult season information)


background methodology

Broad Habitat Data (based on 9773 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 930 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 8860 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 10209 records with habitat detail and method information)

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Pardosa pullata female
Pardosa pullata female
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