Pachygnatha clercki (Sundevall, 1823)
A common spider which is often found in low vegetation, usually in damp areas, but this Pachygnatha clercki actually turned up during a survey of a developing wildlife garden in Ollerton during June 2012. The lower four photographs show a mating pair, found in April 2013 at Hills and Holes SSSI, near Market Warsop.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Pachygnatha clercki
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Bob Merritt. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Tony Kavanagh. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Wil Heeney. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). NBGRC. Meg Skinner. David Shaw.

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 2022

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