Robertus lividus (Blackwall, 1836)
Found fairly regularly under logs during the late Summer and early Autumn in the Country Park area of Sherwood Forest. This is a small spider, with females being slightly larger than the males, measuring around 4mm in length. Robertus lividus has been recorded during most of the previous Arachnid surveys at Sherwood.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Robertus lividus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Howard Williams. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton (Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014). Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Peter Kirby (Ploughman Wood Invertebrate survey 1998 on behalf of the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust). 

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Updated January 2022

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