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Peripsocus alboguttatus (Dalman, 1823)

Scarce in Britain and Ireland.

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Region Main date range Extreme dates
North Unknown 27 July - 18 August
South Unknown 24 July - 16 September

Summary: appears to be most frequently associated with bushes/low vegetation.


  • Deciduous branches: beech, hawthorn, oak, sallow and wild service tree.
  • Conifer/evergreen branches: broom, juniper and larch.
  • Other microhabitats: heather.

Sampling techniques: beating branches and sweep netting.


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