Nabis brevis

Range & Status

Widely scattered across lowland Britain.

Regional Distribution

Discovered near Marazion in 1965 by R.T. Bannister.

Habitat & Ecology

Found in bogs and on wet heath where it feeds on other invertebrates.


Drainage and destruction of bogs and heaths, but also the abandonment of grazing

leading to Willow Salix spp. scrub development.


See introductory section for general principles of habitat management.