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, 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.
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).

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 February 2017

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