Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Pirata  Sundevall, 1833   3 species

Pirata piraticus  (Clerck, 1757)

Description

Male palp with median apophysis, pointing to lateral margin of cymbium. Epigyne with lateral receptacula seminis, in acute angle to epigastric furrow and close to median receptacula seminis. Prosoma with white median stripe and bright median band, including a V-shaped pattern in anterior half, laterally with yellowish stripe covered with white hairs. Legs yellow-brown to greenish. Opisthosoma brownish, bright cardiac mark followed by white spots, posteriorly with tufts of white-bluish hairs.

Body length male: 4-8.2 mm
Body length female: 4.5-9 mm
Additional information

near still and slowly flowing water

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): North America, Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to Far East), Central Asia, China, Japan
Phenology
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References

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