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Wrestling Crab Spider - Xysticus luctator

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Wrestling Crab Spider Wrestling Crab Spider - Xysticus luctator dylan Dundrige Park to Cleeve Wood 22 May 2023, 1:18 a.m. 21 May 2023, 5:22 p.m.

Species Description

Extremely rare. Only recorded 4 times in Britain and only once since 1992. Habitat includes: Low herbage among leaf litter and heather in places such as dry heathland, beech woodland etc. Length: Male = 5.9 - 8.4 mm, Female = 7 - 13 mm.

Useful Links:

British Arachnological Society

araneae Spiders of Europe

ENvironmental inFormation