Pardosa nigriceps (Thorell, 1856)
A common spider, which usually hunts low vegetation although not restricted to this. The female is illustrated in the top two photographs. The male Pardosa nigriceps in the lower two photographs, was found on Budby South Forest in late April 2010. There are several Sherwood Forest records, but this was the first for some seven years.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Pardosa nigriceps
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton (Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014). Bob Merritt. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records).

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 2024

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