England and Wales north to South Lancashire, South-west Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire. The species has not been found in Ireland but it is present on the larger Channel Islands.
Overseas, the species occurs in Europe, north Africa and east to the Pacific (Wolf, 1972).
Status (in Britain only)
This species is not regarded as being scarce or threatened.
Univoltine; June to September.
Mostly spiders of the family Lycosidae are taken, but Agelenidae and Thomisidae are also used.
Males have been recorded on a variety of umbellifers.
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