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Checklists of Exmoor's Wildlife
In 1996 ENHS produced The Flora and Fauna of Exmoor National Park listing 8243 species which had been recorded. (Now out of print). Since then there have been a number of additions published annually in Exmoor Naturalist magazine. The following lists show what we have recorded so far and it is hoped there will be future updates.

Spiders and their Allies
FALSE SCORPIONS
a false scorpion Chthonius (Chthonius) ischnocheles Under stones, logs, etc.
a false scorpion Chthonius (Chthonius) orthodactylus s.s. In leaf litter, moss, etc.
a false scorpion Neobisium (Neobisium) muscorum Widespread in various habitats.
A false scorpion Neobisium carcinoides  
a false scorpion Pselaphochernes scorpioides In compost, straw, gardens, etc.
a false scorpion Roncocreagris cambridgei In detritus, under stones, etc.
a false scorpion Roncus (Roncus) lubricus In dry leaf litter in woods.
HARVESTMEN
a harvestman Dicranopalpus ramosus In holm oak woodlands
a harvestman Lacinius ephippiatus In low vegetation
a harvestman Leiobunum blackwalli in low vegetation
a harvestman Leiobunum rotundum In low vegetation
a harvestman Lophopilio palpinalis Vegetation in open woodland
a harvestman Megabunus diadema In moss and heather
a harvestman Mitopus morio Widespread, often abundant
a harvestman Mitostoma chrysomelas In moss or under logs, etc.
a harvestman Nelima gothica In low vegetation.
a harvestman Nemastoma bimaculatum Widespread in herbage, under logs, etc.
a harvestman Oligolophus tridens In woods and hedgerows.
a harvestman Paroligolophus agrestis In various habitats
a harvestman Phalangium opilio Widespread and frequent.
a harvestman Rilaena triangularis In low vegetation in woods
TRUE SPIDERS
Labyrinth Spider Agelena labyrinthica In tall grass, gorse bushes etc.
a running foliage spider Agroeca brunnea An egg-cocoon, probably of this species, found on Agrostisū1995
a running foliage spider Agroeca proxima In woods and dry places
a money spider Agyneta conigera In low vegetation
a money spider Agyneta decora In moss and grass
a money spider Agyneta ramosa Vegetation in marshy areas
a money spider Agyneta subtilis In undergrowth
a money spider Allomengea scopigera Fresh and salt water marshes
a wolf spider Alopecosa barbipes Recorded as A. accentuata. On open heaths
a wolf spider Alopecosa cuneata In heath and grassland
a wolf spider Alopecosa pulverulenta Widespread in many habitats
a lace-webbed spider Amaurobius fenestralis Under bark of logs and trees, etc.
a lace-webbed spider Amaurobius ferox Under stones and logs
a lace-webbed spider Amaurobius similis Widespread. In crevices around buildings
a comb-footed spider Anelosimus vittatus On trees and shrubs.
a lesser cobweb spider Antistea elegans In vegetation in wet places
a buzzing spider Anyphaena accentuata On trees and shrubs.
Garden Orb-web Spider Araneus diadematus Widespread on bushes, etc.
an orb-weaver spider Araneus quadratus Widespread on heather and gorse
an orb-weaver spider Araniella cucurbitina Widespread on bushes and trees
an orb-weaver spider Araniella opistographa On vegetation.
a wolf spider Arctosa leopardus In detritus in wet habitats
Water Spider Argyroneta aquatica Entirely aquatic.
an orb-weaver spider Atea sturmi Recorded Horner Woods SANHS 1953
Purse Web Spider Atypus affinis Within its web in burrows.
a wolf spider Aulonia albimana Probably now extince on Exmoor due to change of its one knownūhabitat on Black Ball.
a money spider Bathyphantes approximatus In marshy areas
a money spider Bathyphantes gracilis Widespread in undergrowth
a money spider Bathyphantes nigrinus On low plants
a money spider Bathyphantes parvulus Widespread in undergrowth
a money spider Bolyphantes luteolus In grass heather and low vegetation
a money spider Centromerita bicolor Conifer woods.
a money spider Centromerita concinna In low vegetation
a money spider Centromerus arcanus In low vegetation on high ground
a money spider Centromerus dilutus In detritus in woods. Widespread
a money spider Centromerus prudens In grass and heather
a money spider Centromerus sylvaticus In low vegetation in woods
a money spider Ceratinella brevipes In detritus etc. Widespread
a money spider Ceratinella brevis In leaf litter.
an orb-weaver spider Cercidia prominens Amongst low plants, bracken, etc.
a foliage spider Clubiona brevipes On trees and bushes.
a foliage spider Clubiona comta On trees and bushes.
a foliage spider Clubiona diversa On low plants in damp places
a foliage spider Clubiona reclusa Marshy places in grass and herbage
a foliage spider Clubiona stagnatilis In damp marshy places
a foliage spider Clubiona terrestris On trees & shrubs etc.
a foliage spider Clubiona trivialis Heathy places under stones
a money spider Cnephalocotes obscurus Widespread amongst detritus
a cobweb spider Coelotes atropos Under stones, bark and in holes in walls
a cobweb spider Cryphoeca silvicola In detritus in woods and heather
an orb-weaver spider Cyclosa conica Recorded Dunster 1953 SANHS and at Luckbarrow 2001. Evergreen shrubs and trees
a crab spider Diaea dorsata On bushes and trees.
a mesh webbed spider Dictyna arundinacea Webs build in heads of heather, gorse, etc.
a money spider Dicymbium brevisetosum In a variety of habitats
a money spider Dicymbium tibiale In moss and leaves in wet areas.
a money spider Diplocephalus cristatus  
a money spider Diplocephalus latifrons Widespread in various habitats
a money spider Diplocephalus permixtus Widespread in various habitats
a money spider Diplocephalus picinus Widespread in various habitats
a money spider Diplocephalus protuberans  
a money spider Diplostyla concolor Widespread, under stones
a money spider Dismodicus bifrons Widespread in many habitats
a money spider Drapetisca socialis On tree bark, especially beech.
a ground spider Drassodes cupreus Under stones in various habitats
a ground spider Drassodes lapidosus Under stones in various habitats
a ground spider Drassodes pubescens Under stones in various habitats
a money spider Drepanotylus uncatus Widespread in marshy areas
Woodlouse Spider Dysdera crocata Under stones
Woodlouse Spider Dysdera erythrina Under stones
a comb-footed spider Enoplognatha ovata On low vegetation, especially nettles
a money spider Entelecara erythropus Widespread in moss, etc.
a money spider Erigone atra Widespread in many habitats
a money spider Erigone dentipalpis Widespread in many habitats
a money spider Erigone promiscua Widespread in many habitats
a money spider Erigonella hiemalis In detritus in woods
a pirate spider Ero cambridgei Preys on other spiders
a pirate spider Ero furcata Preys on other spiders
a jumping spider Euophrys frontalis In grass & low herbage
a comb-footed spider Euryopis flavomaculata Damp places, in moss etc.
a money spider Evansia merens In nests of ants
a jumping spider Evarcha falcata Woodland and moorland.
a money spider Floronia bucculenta Amongst low vegetation
a money spider Gnathonarium dentatum By streams and wet marshy areas
a money spider Gonatium rubellum Undergrowth in woods
a money spider Gonatium rubens Widespread. Many habitats
a money spider Gongylidiellum vivum In detritus in moist places
a lesser cobweb spider Hahnia montana Widespread in undergrowth
a lesser cobweb spider Hahnia nava Under stones and in low vegetation
a ground spider Haplodrassus signifer On open heaths under stones
a woodlouse spider Harpactea hombergi In dry matted vegetation
a jumping spider Heliophanus cupreus Undergrowth and low vegetation
a money spider Helophora insignis In moss and grass in damp areas
a money spider Hilaira excisa Amongst vegetation in wet habitats
a money spider Hybocoptus decollatus In gorse
a money spider Hypomma bituberculatum In wet marshy places
a money spider Hypselistes jacksoni In marshy areas
an orb-weaver spider Hypsosinga pygmaea Low vegetation.
a money spider Jacksonella falconeri In detritus in coniferous woods
a money spider Kaestneria pullata Amongst grass and heather
a money spider Labulla thoracica In holes in trees, holes in the ground, etc.
an orb-weaver spider Larinioides cornutus Widespread, especially in rank vegetation near water.
a mesh webbed spider Lathys humilis Amongst bushes and dead leaves
a money spider Lepthyphantes alacris In detritus in woods
a money spider Lepthyphantes cristatus In undergrowth, grass, etc.
a money spider Lepthyphantes ericaeus In low vegetation in dry habitats
a money spider Lepthyphantes flavipes In undergrowth
a money spider Lepthyphantes insignis In undergrowth.
a money spider Lepthyphantes mengei Widespread in undergrowth
a money spider Lepthyphantes minutus Around buildings, holes in trees, etc.
a money spider Lepthyphantes obscurus In undergrowth
a money spider Lepthyphantes pallidus Amongst grass
a money spider Lepthyphantes tenebricola In detritus in woods
a money spider Lepthyphantes tenuis Widespread in many habitats
a money spider Lepthyphantes zimmermanni Widespread in many habitats
a money spider Leptothrix hardyi In marshy areas and on high ground
a money spider Linyphia (Neriene) clathrata Widespread in low undergrowth
a money spider Linyphia (Neriene) peltata Widespread in woods
a money spider Linyphia hortensis In low undergrowth in woods
a money spider Linyphia triangularis Widespread in bushes in late summer
a running foliage spider Liocranum rupicola Under stones in dry places.
a money spider Lophomma punctatum In moss and grass in swampy areas
a money spider Macrargus rufus Grass and leaves in woods
an orb-weaver spider Mangora acalypha Widespread on heathland.
a money spider Maro minutus Under stones and in low vegetation
a money spider Maso sundevalli  
a cobweb spider Mastigusa macrophthalma No current records for the species but there is a record fromū1911 at Porlock when it was found as a guest in an ants nest.
a money spider Meioneta rurestris Widespread in many habitats
a money spider Meioneta saxatilis Widespread in low vegetation
Cave Spider Meta menardi In caves and damp cellars
an orb-weaver spider Metellina mengei Widespread in spring and early summer
an orb-weaver spider Metellina merianae In damp holes and caves
an orb-weaver spider Metellina segmentata s.s. Widespread in late summer and autumn
a money spider Metopobactrus prominulus In uindergrowth, moss etc.
a ground spider Micaria pulicaria Active in sunshine on open ground; ant mimic
a money spider Micrargus apertus In detritus etc
a money spider Microlinyphia pusilla On low vegetation
a money spider Microneta viaria Widespread in detritus
a money spider Milleriana inerrans  
a money spider Minyriolus pusillus In undergrowth on low bushes
a crab spider Misumena vatia In flower heads, and low plants
a money spider Monocephalus castaneipes  
a money spider Monocephalus fuscipes In detritus in woods, especially coniferous
a jumping spider Neon reticulatus In detritus in woods
a money spider Neriene clathrata On low vegetation.
a comb-footed cellar spider Nesticus cellulanus In damp, dark situations; cellars, etc.
an orb-weaver spider Nuctenea umbratica Widespread, under tree bark
a money spider Oedothorax agrestis  
a money spider Oedothorax fuscus Widespread in various habitats
a money spider Oedothorax gibbosus Widespread in varioius habitats
a money spider Oedothorax gibbosus f. tuberosus Widespread in various habitats
a money spider Oedothorax retusus Widespread in various habitats
a six-eyed spider Oonops domesticus Found indoors
a crab spider Ozyptila atomaria In short grass and undergrowth, etc.
a crab spider Ozyptila simplex In undergrowth
a crab spider Ozyptila trux In undergrowth, grass, etc.
a long-jawed spider Pachygnatha clercki Amongst long grass
a long-jawed spider Pachygnatha degeeri Amongst shrubs and long grass
a long-jawed spider Pachygnatha listeri Amongst low plants and shrubs
a wolf spider Pardosa agricola On coasts and riverbanks
a wolf spider Pardosa amentata In open sunny sites
a wolf spider Pardosa arenicola Amongst shingle, also inland
a wolf spider Pardosa lugubris Usually in woods
a wolf spider Pardosa nigriceps On heathland and open sites
a wolf spider Pardosa palustris On open heaths
a wolf spider Pardosa prativaga In various habitats
a wolf spider Pardosa proxima In marshy areas
a wolf spider Pardosa pullata Widespread in many habitats
a money spider Pelecopsis mengei In detritus in damp places
a money spider Pelecopsis nemoralis  
a money spider Peponocranium ludicrum Widespread in a variety of habitats
a running crab spider Philodromus aureolus On bushes and shrubs
a running crab spider Philodromus cespitum On bushes etc.
a running crab spider Philodromus dispar On low trees & bushes
a comb-footed spider Pholcomma gibbum Among low-growing plants.
Cobweb Spider Pholcus phalangioides The daddy long-legs spider in houses.
a running foliage spider Phrurolithus festivus Running in sunshine, or under stones; ant mimic.
a wolf spider Pirata latitans Marshes & damp habitats
a wolf spider Pirata piraticus Marshes and damp places
a wolf spider Pirata piscatorius Marshes and damp habitats
a wolf spider Pirata uliginosus Marshes and damp habitats
Tent Spider Pisaura mirabilis In tall grass, etc.
a money spider Pocadicnemis juncea Widespread in many habitats
a money spider Pocadicnemis pumila Widespread in many habitats
a money spider Poeciloneta variegata Under stones etc.
a money spider Porrhomma campbelli Under stones, very rare
a money spider Porrhomma convexum In shady, damp situations
a money spider Porrhomma egeria In caves, cellars, etc.
a money spider Porrhomma pallidum In detritus in woods
a comb-footed spider Robertus arundineti Undergrowth in woods
a comb-footed spider Robertus lividus Widespread in detritus
a money spider Saaristoa abnormis Moss, grass, etc. in woods
Zebra Spider Salticus scenicus Sunny walls
a money spider Savignia frontata In various habitats
a running foliage spider Scotina gracilipes On heaths
a ground spider Scotophaeus blackwalli In houses, active at night.
a six-eyed spider Segestria senoculata In wall crevices, under stones, etc.
a money spider Silometopus elegans Undergrowth in wet areas.
a money spider Silometopus reussi In undergrowth
a money spider Sintula corniger Wet and swampy habitats
a comb-footed spider Steatoda bipunctata In houses, sheds, etc. Rarely outdoors.
a money spider Stemonyphantes lineatus Widespread in many habitats
a money spider Tallusia experta Moss and grass in woods
a money spider Tapinocyba praecox Widespread in grass
a money spider Tapinopa longidens In detritus in woods and damp areas
a money spider Taranucnus setosus In marshy places
Common House Spider Tegenaria domestica In houses and outhouses
a cobweb spider Tegenaria saeva In houses, outhouses, quarries, trees, etc.
a cobweb spider Tegenaria silvestris  
a long-jawed spider Tetragnatha extensa Reeds & rushes close to water
a long-jawed spider Tetragnatha pinicola On trees
a cobweb spider Textrix denticulata Stone walls and low vegetation.
a comb-footed spider Theonoe minutissima Widespread under stones, etc.
a comb-footed spider Theridion pallens A tiny spider, on trees.
a comb-footed spider Theridion simile On bushes and low vegetation
a comb-footed spider Theridion sisyphium Widespread on bushes
a money spider Tiso vagans In detritus etc
a wolf spider Trochosa ruricola Under stones etc. Nocturnal.
a wolf spider Trochosa terricola Widespread in many habitats
a money spider Typhochrestus digitatus On moors and sandhills
a money spider Walckenaeria acuminata Widespread in woodland detritus
a money spider Walckenaeria antica In sunny habitats
a money spider Walckenaeria atrotibialis In low grass and heather
a money spider Walckenaeria cuspidata In detritus in woods
a money spider Walckenaeria dysderoides In woodland detritus
a money spider Walckenaeria nudipalpis In wet habitats. Widespread
a money spider Walckenaeria vigilax Moss etc. in wet places
a crab spider Xysticus audax On gorse bushes.
a crab spider Xysticus cristatus In undergrowth
a crab spider Xysticus erraticus Under stones
a crab spider Xysticus kochi On bushes and in undergrowth
a crab spider Xysticus sabulosus On dry sandy heaths
a ground spider Zelotes apricorum s. str. Widespread, under stones etc.
a ground spider Zelotes latreillei Under stones and detritus.
an orb-weaver spider Zygiella x-notata Window frames and eaves of buildings.
MITES
A gall mite Acalitus brevitarsus Common on Alder
A gall mite Acalitus calycopthirus Common. Bud-gall on Birch
A gall mite Acalitus rudis Common on birch
A gall mite Acalitus stenaspis Common. Rolled leaf-margins on Beech.
A gall mite Aceria aceriecampestris Common. Pustules on Field Maple.
A gall mite Aceria cephaloneus Common. Galls on Sycamore.
A gall mite Aceria crataegi Pustules on Hawthorn.
A gall mite Aceria erineus On walnut. Locally common.
A gall mite Aceria eriobius Galls on field maple. Frequent.
A gall mite Aceria fagineus Tomentum very common on beech
A gall mite Aceria fraxinivorus Inflorescence gall on Ash.
A gall mite Aceria geranii Bunched leaves on Geranium, Rare.
A gall mite Aceria genistae 'Bushy-bud' on garden Cytisus (Broom). Local.
A gall mite Aceria iteinus Pouch-galls on Sallow.
A gall mite Aceria lateannulatus Leaf-galls on Lime. Uncommon.
A gall mite Aceria macrochelus Leaf-galls on Field Maple. Common.
A gall mite Aceria nervisequus Tomentum on Beech. Very Common.
A gall mite Aceria pseudoplatani Erineum on Sycamore. Frequent
A gall mite Aceria ulmicola Pustules on Elm. Occasional.
A gall mite Aculus leionotus Erinium on Birch. Fairly common.
A gall mite Aculus tetanothrix Pustules on Sallow, Fairly common.
A gall mite Cecidophyes galii Rolled leaves on Cleavers. Very common.
A gall mite Epitrimerus trilobus Rolled leaves on elder. Common.
A gall mite Eriophyes convolvens Rolled leaf margins on spindle. Locally common.
A gall mite Eriophyes inangulis Pustules on Alder. Common.
A gall mite Eriophyes laevis Pustules on Alder. Common.
A gall mite Eriophyes leiosoma Erineum on Lime leaves. Local
A gall mite Eriophyes padi Pustules on Blackthorn. Common.
A gall mite Eriophyes similes Pustules on Blackthorn. Common.
A gall mite Eriophyes sorbi Pustules on Rowan. Common.
A gall mite Eriophyes tiliae Galls on Lime. Locally common.
A gall mite Phyllocoptes goniothorax Rolled leaf-margins on Hawthorn. Abundant.
A gall mite Phytoptus avellanae 'Big-bud' on Hazel. Common.
     
A water mite Atractides nodipalpis Common in fast streams
A water mite Atractides tener Uncommon, in streams
A water mite Atractides octoporus Uncommon, in streams
A water mite Hygrobates calliger Rare in fast streams
A water mite Hygrobates fluviatilis Occasional in fast streams
A water mite Hygrobates longipalpus Rare in streams
A water mite Hygrobates nigromaculatus Rare in streams
A water mite Hydrodroma despicuens Rare in water
A water mite Lebertia castalia In running water
A water mite Lebertia maglioi In running water
A water mite Lebertia rufipes In running water
A water mite Pilolebertia porosa In running water
A water mite Protzia eximia Fairly frequent in water
A water mite Sperchon brevirostris In fast running streams
A water mite Sperchon clupeifer In fast running streams
A water mite Sperchon glandulosus In fast running streams
A water mite Sperchon hibernicus In fast running streams
A water mite Sperchon papillosus In fast running streams
A water mite Sperchon setiger In fast running streams
A water mite Torrenticola anomala In running water
A water mite Torrenticola brevirostris In running water
A water mite Torrenticola elliptica In running water
A water mite Torrenticola madritensis In running water
TICKS
A hard tick Ixodes arboricola Occurs around the eyes of small passerine birds.
Dog tick Ixodes canisuga Parasite of badgers, foxes, dogs
Sheep or Pasture tick, Castor bean tick Ixodes ricinus Affects many animals and man. Carrier of Lyme disease.
WATER-BEARS
A water-bear Tardigrada sp. Microscopic creatures of fresh-water.

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