Episinus angulatus (Blackwall, 1836)
This first record from the Sherwood Forest NNR came in late June 2012, when this female Episinus angulatus was found by Carl Cornish and ourselves, whilst searching for Zora silvestris. This is a charcteristic spider, found amongst low vegetation where it constructs a 'H' shaped web. In all probability, this would be a difficult spider to search for with any degree of success, but is certainly a welcome addition to the NNR arachnida species list.
Immature male Episinus angulatus photographed March 2023
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Episinus angulatus
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). BAS Survey Team of Richard Gallon, Graeme Lyons and Tylan Berry. Nick and Samantha Brownley.

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 January 2024

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