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Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Alopecosa  Simon, 1885   55 species

Alopecosa psammophila  Buchar, 2001

Description

Prosoma red-brown, with slightly brighter marginal stripe and distinct median stripe. Male: with white, lyra-shaped spot, eye field black. Prosoma length female: 4.1-5.1 mm, prosoma length male: 4.3-4.5 mm. Sternum dark brown. Chelicerae black-brown. Legs light brown, with light yellow coxae. Femur grey-blackish, dorsally with black longitudinal spots. Opisthosoma light grey with vague pattern, ventrally light grey. Male: dorsally with 2 black longitudinal stripes.

Body length male: 8-8.5 mm
Body length female: 7.7-10.5 mm
Additional information

In steppe, sand dunes. Genital morphology very similar to P. kalavrita

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Russia: doubtful (Mikhailov 2013)
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Czechia, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania
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Distribution List
Czechia   (Buchar, 2001) ||| Hungary   (Szinetár et al., 2005) ||| Romania   (Sas-Kovács et al., 2015) ||| Slovakia   (Buchar, 2001) |||
References

Buchar J (2001) Two new species of the genus Alopecosa (Araneae: Lycosidae) from south-eastern Europe. Acta Universitatis Carolinae Biologica 45: 257-266 pdf

Mikhailov K G (2013) The spiders (Arachnida: Aranei) of Russia and adjacent countries: a non-annotated checklist. Arthropoda Selecta, Supplement 3: 1-262 pdf

Sas-Kovács É-H, Sas-Kovács I, Urák I (2015) Alopecosa psammophila Buchar, 2001 (Araneae: Lycosidae): morphometric data and first record for Romania. Turkish Journal of Zoology 39: 353-358 pdf

Szinetár C, Eichardt J, Horváth R (2005) Data on the biology of Alopecosa psammophila Buchar 2001 (Araneae, Lycosidae). Journal of Arachnology 33: 384-389 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
18-01-2021 Distribution update Detail
26-05-2020 Distribution update Detail
23-09-2018 Distribution update Detail
16-04-2015 Distribution update Detail