Microlinyphia impigra (O.P.-Cambridge, 1871)
A fairly common spider, with most records coming from the north of Nottinghamshire. Microlinyphia impigra builds a small sheet web in low vegetation, generally (but not restricted to) marshy areas. Best found by seepng or hand searching ground vegetation, this one turned up near a water seepage on Thoresby Pit Top in early August 2020.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Microlinyphia impigra
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Bob Merritt. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Howard Williams.

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Updated August 2020

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