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Metellina mengei

Wikipedia Abstract

Metellina mengei is a spider of the Tetragnathidae family that is found in Europe up to Georgia. It was once considered a form of M. segmentata that occurs in spring. M. mengei is much rarer than M. segmentata.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Afon Teifi/ River Teifi 1768 Wales, United Kingdom  
Afonydd Cleddau/ Cleddau Rivers 1855 Wales, United Kingdom  
Borrowdale Woodland Complex 1650 England, United Kingdom
Cardigan Bay/ Bae Ceredigion 236876 Wales, United Kingdom
Clyde Valley Woods 1074 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Coedwigoedd Penrhyn Creuddyn/ Creuddyn Peninsula Woods 294 Wales, United Kingdom  
Coedydd Derw a Safleoedd Ystlumod Meirion/ Meirionnydd Oakwoods and Bat Sites 6953 Wales, United Kingdom
Cors Caron 2130 Wales, United Kingdom
Dee Estuary/ Aber Dyfrdwy 39057 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Deeside and Buckley Newt Sites 513 Wales, United Kingdom
Dorset Heaths 14161 England, United Kingdom
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Fenn`s, Whixall, Bettisfield, Wem and Cadney Mosses 2346 England/Wales, United Kingdom  
Galloway Oakwoods 877 Scotland, United Kingdom
Great Orme`s Head/ Pen y Gogarth 748 Wales, United Kingdom  
Migneint–Arenig–Dduallt 49343 Wales, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
Oak Mere 170 England, United Kingdom
Pembrokeshire Marine/ Sir Benfro Forol 341177 Wales, United Kingdom  
River Derwent and Bassenthwaite Lake 4529 England, United Kingdom
River Spey 14158 Scotland, United Kingdom
Salisbury Plain 52975 England, United Kingdom
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
South Wight Maritime 49082 England, United Kingdom
The Stiperstones and The Hollies 1486 England, United Kingdom  
Thursley, Ash, Pirbright and Chobham 12696 England, United Kingdom
Upper Nithsdale Woods 243 Scotland, United Kingdom
Witherslack Mosses 1202 England, United Kingdom

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Musca autumnalis (face fly)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Alopecosa pulverulenta1
Cercidia prominens1
Cryphoeca silvicola1
Dictyna arundinacea1
Evarcha falcata1
Heliophanus flavipes1
Hypsosinga pygmaea1
Larinioides patagiatus1
Linyphia hortensis1
Linyphia triangularis (European hammock spider)1
Mangora acalypha1
Metellina segmentata (Common Orb Weaver)1
Neriene clathrata1
Pardosa hortensis1
Pardosa nigriceps1
Pardosa palustris1
Pardosa pullata1
Philodromus aureolus1
Philodromus cespitum1
Philodromus dispar (House Crab Spider)1
Salticus cingulatus1
Salticus scenicus1
Sitticus floricola1
Talavera petrensis1
Tapinopa longidens1
Thanatus striatus1
Theridion varians1
Trochosa ruricola (Rustic wolf spider)1
Xysticus ulmi1

Distribution

Europe to Georgia;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Ecology of Commanster
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access