Summary for Tenuiphantes flavipes (Araneae)
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About this speciesRecorded altitude range
0m to 900m
The species is widely distributed in southern Britain, becoming scattered in the north. It is widespread in western and central Europe as far north as southern Norway.
Habitat and ecology
L. flavipes is predominantly a woodland species occurring in leaf litter and undergrowth. It may also be found in a variety of other situations including grasslands, heaths and marshes, generally at ground level, such as in heather, moss, and grass. Adults are found throughout the year, mainly from spring to mid-summer and autumn.
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