Nelima gothica (Lohmander, 1945)
Rare in Nottinghamshire, with few reliable records. Very similar to a Leiobunum type Harvestman, but obviously smaller and with pale Trochanters, lighter leg colour. The specimen in the photographs is darker than is often depicted in books or on the Internet. Found from Summer, through to late Autumn, when most specimens tend to become darker. Post 2000 records come from Rainworth Heath in 2010 (Williams, H.) and Worksop Priory (Pendleton, T.A. and Pendleton, D.T.).
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Nelima gothica
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Howard Williams. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Meg Skinner. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Dave Morris.

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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