Heliophanus flavipes (Hahn, 1832)
A common spider, found in a variety of habitats. This is a small species measuring around 5mm in length and isually almost identical to Heliophanus cupreus. The ones photographed, were found at Budby South Forest and Warsop Main Pit Top in late March 2010 and June 2011. The male is illustrated in the bottom two photographs.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Heliophanus flavipes
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Bob Merritt. Tim Sexton. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Tony Kavanagh.

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 November 2018

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