Zelotes latreillei (Simon, 1878)
A black spider, which is a very fast moving species when seen during the day and in the open. Often found under stones during the daytime, Zelotes latreillei is largely nocturnal in it's hunting methods, but is occasionally found during the day running quickly over open ground. Most of the county's records are from sites lying on sandy soils in the northern half of the county. Easily mistaken for Drassyllus pusillus.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Zelotes latriellei
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Darren Matthews. David Shaw.

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Updated January 2024

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