This spider was paddling in putrid mud on the marsh, with dozens of snails.
No interactions present.
How did you decide it was P. piraticus and not one of the other species of water-loving Pirata spider? Normally Pirata spiders require microscopic examination to tell them apart.
BMIG website: www.bmig.org.uk (centipedes, millipedes & woodlice)
BMIG Newsletters ~ www.bmig.org.uk/view/resource/bmig-newsletter
BMIG Bulletins ~ www.bmig.org.uk/view/resource/bmig-bulletin
Not because of any special knowledge. In fact, I can't remember how I came up with it's Latin name - I got lucky, Steve. It probably wasn't me that came up with it. :)
Lat/Lng: 52.3617, -2.2504
OS grid ref: SO830737