Macrargus rufus (Wider, 1834)
A small spider with a length of little more than 3.5mm. This is one of many spiders of the Linyphiidae group, which are commonly referred to as Money Spiders. This female was found at Budby South Forest in mid-March 2010 and is one of several records for the Sherwood Forest NNR area.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Macragus rufus
 
 
 
 
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).

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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