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When to see spiders


The following table shows the numbers of species found in Staffordshire, in each month throughout the year.

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It can clearly be seen that May to September is the best time to see spiders, although the lower figures November to February are partly due to more infrequent sampling!


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Created by SER © 2019 The Wolseley Centre, Wolseley Bridge, Stafford. ST17 0WT Last updated 10/04/2015
Operated by: Staffordshire Wildlife Trust, Staffordshire County Council and Stoke-on-Trent City Council