Scotina celans (Blackwall, 1841) 
This is an uncommon spider in Nottinghamshire, with all recent records coming from the Sherwood Forest and Clumber Park areas. Scotina celans is spider very much of the ground layer and the county's most recent records came when three individuals turned up in leaf litter samples taken from the base of both Beech and Oaks from the Cockglode Wood and Sherwood Heath areas in early April 2023.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Scotina celans 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Spider Recording Scheme website. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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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