Mangora acalypha (Walckenaer, 1802)
A spider of southern counties of the UK and with no traceable records from adjacent counties, this seems to be the first Nottinghamshire record and the most northerly in the UK to date. There are known records from Staffordshire and Norfolk. Found at Eakring Meadows in June 2019, the female below was swept from grassy, pondside vegetation and there is a more recent record from the former Calverton Colliery in March 2024.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Mangora acalypha 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nick and Samantha Brownley.

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Updated March 2024

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