Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Pardosa  C. L. Koch, 1847   112 species

Pardosa prativaga  (L. Koch, 1870)

Description

Epigyne 0.52-0.7 mm wide (outer margin of epigynal pockets). Prosoma red-brown, only posteriorly with median longitudinal band, lateral bands broadly separated from margin of prosoma, often broken into 2-3 segments. Prosoma length female: 2.5-3.2 mm, prosoma length male: 2.4-2.9 mm. Legs annulated with red-brown. Opisthosoma dark brown with black marking.

Body length male: 5.2-6.5 mm
Body length female: 5.2-7.5 mm
Additional information

In damp meadows, fields and water borders. Frequent.

Video:

Courtship behaviour (Chiarle et al. 2013) ( 1 ) ( 2 )

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

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Updates
02-02-2016 Image insert
21-10-2015 Distribution update Old value
28-07-2015 Image insert
24-12-2013 Distribution update Old value
01-12-2013 Distribution update Old value