Tenuiphantes tenuis (Blackwall, 1852)
This is a small and common spider found widely across the UK. In Nottinghamshire, Tenuiphantes tenuis is equally widespread and is found in a wide variety of habitats, but always amongst low vegetation and mosses. Both male and female are illustrated.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Tenuiphantes tenuis
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Bob Merritt. Howard Williams. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). Tim Sexton. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Tony Kavanagh. NBGRC. BAS Survey Team of Richard Gallon, Graeme Lyons and Tylan Berry.

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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