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Amaurobius similis (Lace webbed spider)

Wikipedia Abstract

Lace webbed spider is a name given to two common species of house spiders of the genus Amaurobius; A. similis and A. fenestralis. The spiders are often found near windows, hence the Latin root of the name A. fenestralis, with A. similis later defined as a separate, but similar, species, and being named accordingly. Lace webbed spiders vary in body size from 7 mm to 12 mm, with large, strong legs. While the species are similar, with the young virtually indistinguishable, A.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Limestone Coast of South West Wales/ Arfordir Calchfaen de Orllewin Cymru 3940 Wales, United Kingdom  
Moray Firth 373987 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
Salisbury Plain 52975 England, United Kingdom
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Solway Firth 107829 England/Scotland, United Kingdom
St David`s / Ty Ddewi 2312 Wales, United Kingdom  
Y Fenai a Bae Conwy/ Menai Strait and Conwy Bay 65440 Wales, United Kingdom  

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Mesembrina meridiana (Mid-day Fly)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acrocephalus palustris (Marsh Warbler)1
Anthus pratensis (Meadow Pipit)1
Anthus spinoletta (Water Pipit)1
Anthus trivialis (Tree Pipit)1
Apus apus (Common Swift)1
Araneus diadematus (Cross garden spider)1
Araneus quadratus (Spider)1
Certhia familiaris (Eurasian Treecreeper)1
Coloeus monedula (Western Jackdaw)1
Corvus corone (Carrion Crow)1
Cyanistes caeruleus (Blue Tit)1
Delichon urbicum (Common house-martin and northern house-martin)1
Emberiza citrinella (Yellowhammer)1
Emberiza schoeniclus (Reed Bunting)1
Ficedula hypoleuca (European Pied Flycatcher)1
Fringilla coelebs (Common Chaffinch)1
Hirundo rustica (Barn Swallow)1
Lanius collurio (Red-backed Shrike)1
Larinioides cornutus (Furrow Orbweaver)1
Locustella naevia (Common Grasshopper Warbler)1
Lophophanes cristatus (European Crested Tit)1
Motacilla flava (Western Yellow Wagtail)1
Muscicapa striata (Spotted Flycatcher)1
Oenanthe oenanthe (Northern Wheatear)1
Parus major (Great Tit)1
Passer montanus (Eurasian Tree Sparrow)1
Phoenicurus ochruros (Black Redstart)1
Phoenicurus phoenicurus (Common Redstart)1
Pholcus phalangioides (Long-bodied cellar spider)1
Phylloscopus collybita (Common Chiffchaff)1
Phylloscopus sibillatrix (Wood Warbler)1
Phylloscopus trochilus (Willow Warbler)1
Pisaura mirabilis (Tent Spider)1
Prunella modularis (Dunnock)1
Pyrrhula pyrrhula (Eurasian Bullfinch)1
Rana temporaria (European frog)1
Sylvia atricapilla (Eurasian Blackcap)1
Sylvia borin (Garden Warbler)1
Trachyzelotes pedestris1
Troglodytes troglodytes (Winter Wren)1
Turdus torquatus (Ring Ouzel)1
Turdus viscivorus (Mistle Thrush)1
Vanellus vanellus (Northern Lapwing)1
Vespa crabro (European hornet)1
Xysticus cristatus (Wandering Crab Spider)1
Xysticus erraticus1
Zelotes latreillei1

Distribution

Holarctic;

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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