Euophrys frontalis (Walckenaer, 1802)
A small jumping spider which is found in open wooded areas and probably heathland. It can often be found under stones, but these were found underneath a reptile rufugia at Sherwood Forest CP in April 2010. Euophrys frontalis is an attractive little spider, whose small size makes it quite indistinctive to the eye. A range of stages are illustrated.
Euophrys frontalis female
Euophrys frontalis adult male    
Euophrys frontalis immature male
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Euophrys frontalis
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Howard Williams. Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Tony Kavanagh. Darren Matthews. Nick and Samantha Brownley.

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Updated January 2024

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