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Spider Arctosa perita - Studland Heath

Observed: 20th April 2013 By: Martin Harvey
Berkshire Moth GroupFSC - Field Studies CouncilSoldierflies and Allies Recording SchemeBuckinghamshire Invertebrate Group
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Arctosa perita - Studland Heath - cropped

A common spider of dunes and heaths. It can be quite variable, either pale like this one in dune habitats, or darker on heathlands and darker soils. Found among loose sand at the base of grasses on sand dunes.
Recorded for the Cyril Diver project (, as part of a field trip organised by the National Forum for Biological Recording (

Species interactions

No interactions present.