Gongylidiellum vivum (O.P.-Cambridge, 1875)
A small spider with a length of around 2mm, which is generally found inhabiting moss and leaf litter etc. There are numerous, similar species and identification is extremely difficult and not possible from photographs (as with most spiders) This Gongylidiellum vivum was found at Sherwood Forest CP in August 2009.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Gongylidiellum vivum
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton (Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014). BAS Survey Team of Richard Gallon, Graeme Lyons and Tylan Berry.

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Updated November 2022

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