Gibbaranea gibbosa (Walckenaer, 1802)
A very distinctive and attractively marked spider, found on trees and bushes where it constructs an orb-web. Although widespread, this is not a common species and there are relatively few Sherwood Forest records. This Gibbaranea gibbosa was found on Pine at Budby South Forest in May 2010.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Gibbaranea gibbosa
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Howard Williams. Wil Heeney. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Tony Kavanagh. David Shaw. Nick and Samantha Brownley.

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Updated January 2024

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