Spiders

Scotland's many and varied spiders generally benefit from a diverse environment free from pollution and pesticides.

This guidance describes the requirements and Options appropriate to the spiders found in Scotland.

Eight of these spiders are UK BAP Priority species. They have restricted distributions and specialised requirements, and you are likely to need specialist advice if you wish to help them.

You should choose which of the following Options will help deliver the outcome you have selected.

We suggest the following Options may all be appropriate.

Some Options will always deliver the desired outcomes. Other Options will only help to achieve the desired outcome in specific circumstances. If you choose any Option for this Package, the application system will ask you to explain how you see this Option helping to achieve the outcome.

You can select as many, or as few, Options as you think you will need. You must judge which Options will most effectively deliver the desired outcomes taking account of your circumstances.

These Options will always deliver the desired outcome:

These Options will help to achieve the desired outcome in specific circumstances.

List of links to relevant technical guidance

A list of the species from this group that are listed as Priority Species in UK Biodiversity Action Plan and/or included in the Species Action Framework for Scotland.

A list of the Habitats that are listed within UK Biodiversity Action Plan and/or included in the Species Action Framework for Scotland

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