Gongylidium rufipes (Linnaeus, 1758)
A small spider with a length of around 3mm. There are numerous, similar species and identification is extremely difficult and not possible from photographs (as with most small species) This female Gongylidium rufipes was found under a log at Budby South Forest in April 2010.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Gongylidium rufipes
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Tony Kavanagh. Peter Kirby (Ploughman Wood Invertebrate survey 1998 on behalf of the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust). 

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 January 2022

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