Enoplognatha latimana (Hippa & Oksala, 1982)
Being visually identical to Enoplognatha ovata and with several similar colour forms, Enoplognatha latimana is probably under recorded to a certain degree. Known as being more of a coastal species, it does occur at dry, warm sites inland. In Nottinghamshire, it appears largely confined to heathland areas of Sherwood Forest, on the basis of the records we have access to.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Enoplognatha latimana
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Howard Williams. Denton, M.L. Green, E.J. Legg, G. Hemingway, D.G. Marsh, R.J. and Sharp, D. (2002 Arachnid survey of Birklands and Bilhaugh candidate Special Area of Conservation (SAC), Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire. Report to English Nature from Entotax consultancy 2003). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Tony Kavanagh.

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Updated January 2022

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