Araneus triguttatus (Fabricius, 1775)
A surprising find on Budby South Forest in early June 2022, when this female was located at the top of Heather. More known as a spider of deciduous woodland where it occurs on trees, but not unknown from heathland habitat. The record represents the first Nottinghamshire record and a new species for the Sherwood Forest NNR.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Araneus triguttatus  
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor Pendleton. 

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Updated January 2024

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