Amaurobius similis (Blackwall, 1861)
A common spider, utilising holes in brickwork of walls and houses, window frames and on fences. Amaurobius similis is visually identical to Amaurobius fenestralis and requires examination of the specimen under the microscope to be certain of identity. This adult female was found at Market Warsop in February 2010.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Amaurobius similis
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Liam Andrews. Tony Kavanagh. NBGRC. David Shaw. Brian Wetton.

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Updated January 2024

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