Anelosimus vittatus (C.L. Koch, 1836)
This is a very small spider, but which has been well recorded (by Sherwood standards) over recent years. The top two photos show an adult found on Budby South Forest and the lower photos show a sub-adult, found in a small tangle web at the end of a low growing Oak branch at Sherwood Forest CP. Both photographed in September 2009.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Anelosimus vittatus
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Tony Kavanagh.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated November 2018

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