Spider Survey 2011

Spiders found at Park Wood, 26th of June, 2011.

Identified by:
Simon Moore MIScT, FLS, ACR
Conservator of Natural Sciences


Linyphia triangularis (Money Spider) (many on bushes)
Pardosa agrestis (Field wolf-spider) (1 with egg sac, 1 with spiderlings on back)
Steatoda bipunctata (False Widow spider) (on garden shed)
Theridion pallens
Araneus diadematus (Garden spider)
Leiobunum rotundum (Harvestman)

Meadow near Road

Araneus diadematus (European garden spider, cross orbweaver)
Metellina segmentata (Lesser Garden Spider)
Pisaura mirabilis (Nursery spider)
Pardosa agrestis + egg sac (Wolf spider)
Cf. Micrommata virescens [scarce]
Leiobunum rotundum (Harvestman)
Paroligolophus agrestis (Harvestman)

Side Meadow

Nerine peltata (Platform hammock-spider)
Araneus diadematus (Garden spider)

Work Days

Thank you to everyone who came along on 25th February and helped us, particularly the 1st Hart Plain Beavers (and accompanying adults) who helped us plant saplings, clear ditches and pick up litter.  

 The next work day will be on Sunday 25th March.  

Meet at 10:00am. Please wear your boots - gloves and equipment will be provided. 

Refreshments at 11 am and 12.30 pm.

A week later, Sunday 1st April, we will be holding our annual Easter Egg Hunt from 11 to 12.30.  Tickets, priced £1.00, available from Clhaire's the Hairdresser in Highfield, Waterlooville.


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