Microlinyphia pusilla (Sundevall, 1830)
Recorded infrequently from the Sherwood Forest NNR. There is one historical record, but then a gap of over 70 years, before the next in 1978. There have been two more recent records, including this one we found at Sherwood Forest CP in April 2010. Microlinyphia pusilla is a relatively small species, which makes a sheet web in low vegetation.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Microlinyphia pusilla
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Tony Kavanagh.

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Updated January 2022

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