Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Alopecosa  Simon, 1885   52 species

Alopecosa pinetorum  (Thorell, 1856)

Description

Prosoma red-brown, without lateral longitudinal stripes. Prosoma length female: 5.4-5.8 mm, prosoma length male: 5.1-5.5 mm. Legs reddish yellow. Femur I-IV with weak annulations. Tibia I-II with weak annulations. Tarsus with grey scopula. Opisthosoma ventrally red-brown.

Body length male: 10.5 mm
Body length female: 12 mm
Additional information

In birch forests in North Europe, mostly in coniferous forests and bogs in Central and South Europe, especially on cool, shadowed northern slopes up to 2000 m

Frequency: Locally frequent

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to South Siberia)
Phenology
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References

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Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Otto S (2019) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 10.2019. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online Catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other Arachnid Orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

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