Atypophthalmus inusta

Range & Status

Occurs mainly in southern England, but north to Yorkshire and Wales.

Regional Distribution

Recorded from Lerryn Creek, Ethy Wood in 1983.

Habitat & Ecology

Associated with damp lowland woodland and carr; the larvae develop in fungi.


Drainage (including the lowering of water table by extraction) and afforestation.


The Cornish site is on National Trust land.