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. The examples shown, turned up during an invertebrate survey of a site at Forest Town, Mansfield in March 2014 and more recently, a nice specimen showing some nice metallic elements to the abdomen, which turned up in a Pine litter sample collected from Market Warsop Cemetery in early March 2020.
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 2024

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