Spider Hunt 2005

Simon Moore, from Hampshire County Council, led a group of volunteers on 11th September 2005 to catalogue the various spider species living in Park Wood.

 

Family Genus and species name English name Sex/ Frequency
Amaurobiidae Amaurobius similes Lace-webbed spider F
Gnaphosidae Haplodrassus signifier   M
Clubionidae Clubiona terrestris Silk cell spider J
Anyphaenidae Anyphaena accentuate Buzzing spider F
Thomisidae Misumena vatia Pale crab spider J
Salticidae Salticus scenicus Zebra (jumping) spider J
Lycosidae Pardosa hortensis Wolf Spider F
  P. monticola Wolf Spider MF
  P. pullata Wolf Spider MFJ
  Pirata hygrophila   F
Agelenidae Tegenaria silvestris   F
Theridiidae Enoplognatha ovata Comb-footed spider J
  Theridion pallens Comb-footed spider MFJJ
  Dipoena inornata #   FJ
Tetragnathidae Tetragnatha extensa Large jawed orb web spider JJ
  T. monticola Large jawed orb web spider J
  Pachygnatha degeeri   FF
  P. clercki   F
Metidae Metellina segmentata 'Holed' orb web spider MMFFFJJJ
Araneidae Araneus diadematus Garden, diadem spider MFFFF
Linyphiidae Linyphia triangularis Sheet web spider FFJJ
  L. peltata Sheet web spider F

Key

# = Listed as quite rare.
F/M = female / male: if more than one is listed then each symbol counts as c.10 specimens found.

J = Juvenile

Total number of species found: 22

[Although 16 species were found by the end of the day, subsequent research has revealed 6 others]


 

Work Days

The next work day will be on Sunday 30th July 2017.

Meet at 10:00am.

Refreshments at 11 am and 12.30 pm.


More dates for your diary:

23rd July - Teddy Bears' Picnic - due to the inclement weather, a decision has been taken to POSTPONE this event. Keep watching the website for more news about another date.

 

20th August - Waterlooville Fete in Jubilee Park


 

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Membership of The Friends of Park Wood is open to anyone interested in keeping this a safe and pleasant place to visit.

Download the membership form here


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