Tetragnatha extensa (Linnaeus, 1758)
A very common spider, often found near water where it builds an orb web, but it also occurs in woodland habitats like Sherwood Forest CP (upper photographs from September 2009) This spider is common on low vegetation around The Beck at Eakring Flash, where the lower two photographs were taken in April 2010.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Tetragnatha extensa
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Richard Rogers. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Bob Merritt. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Tony Kavanagh. NBGRC. Meg Skinner. Brian Wetton.

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Updated January 2024

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