Micaria pulicaria (Sundevall, 1831)
A small but well marked Spider, found at ground level in a variety of habitats, but with a preference for sandy sites. This example, turned up during an invertebrate survey of a site at Forest Town, Mansfield in March 2014. The surveyed site (consisting of much Gorse and Bracken), has gradually become isolated through housing development and has been neglected over the years.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Micaria pulicaria
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). Tony Kavanagh. NBGRC. Meg Skinner.

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 2019

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