Neriene clathrata (Sundevall, 1830)
A common spider of low vegetation, where it makes a sheet web. The abdominal markings often vary in intensity to a degree. This one was found around the base of a grass tussock at Sherwood Forest CP in early May 2010. There have been several records in recent decades, with Neriene clathrata usually turning up on most arachnid surveys.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Neriene clathrata
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). Liam Andrews. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Tony Kavanagh. Peter Kirby (Ploughman Wood Invertebrate survey 1998 on behalf of the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust). David Shaw.

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Updated January 2022

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