Ero furcata (Villers, 1789)
A common spider which preys on other similarly sized spiders. Ero furcata is virtually identical to Ero cambridgei and both occur within the Sherwood Forest area. This female was found underneath a reptile refugia, in late March 2010.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Ero furcata
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). Meg Skinner. Wil Heeney. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton (Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014). Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). NBGRC. Tony Kavanagh. BAS Survey Team of Richard Gallon, Graeme Lyons and Tylan Berry.

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Updated Novemeber 2022

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