Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Alopecosa  Simon, 1885   55 species

Alopecosa taeniata  (C. L. Koch, 1835)

Description
Male

Prosoma brownish, broad median band with dense white hairs, margin with white hairs. Sternum brown to reddish brown. Femora dark brown, patellae and tibiae brown. Metatarsi and tarsi yellowish brown. Legs III and IV lighter than I and II. Opisthosoma dorsally brownish, median band light and tapering posteriad, anterior lanceolate marking within median band brown, some darker spot at edges, lateral brown bands with dark spots at inward edges, venter light brown with white pubescence.

Prosoma length: 4.0-5.0 mm, prosoma width: 2.9-3.4 mm.

Body length male: 8.4-8.6 mm
Female

Colour as in male. Epigynal transverse pocket with both apices separated. Anterior part of median septum narrow, posterior part greatly widened. Epigastric furrow with 2 shallow cavities. Ducts between elongate primary receptacles and pear-shaped secondary receptacles winding.

Prosoma length: 3.5-5.1 mm, prosoma width: 2.5-3.8 mm.

Body length female: 9.6 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Europe, Russia (Europe to South Siberia)
Phenology
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Distribution List
Albania   (Kůrka et al., 2020) ||| Austria   (no references) ||| Belarus   (Ivanov, 2013) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Croatia   (Grbac et al., 2019) ||| Czechia   (no references) ||| Finland   (Koponen et al., 2016) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Greece   (van Helsdingen et al., 2018) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Norway   (Aakra & Hauge, 2003) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Russia, Northern   (no references) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Sweden   (Kronestedt, 2001) ||| Switzerland   (no references) ||| Ukraine   (Hirna et al., 2016) |||
References

Aakra K, Hauge E (2003) Checklist of Norwegian spiders (Arachnida: Araneae), including Svalbard and Jan Mayen. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 50: 109-129 pdf

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Grbac I, Katušić L, Lukić M (2019) Catalogue of spiders (Araneae) deposited in the Croatian Natural History Museum. Natura Croatica 28: 185-269 pdf

Helsdingen P J van, IJland S, Komnenov M (2018) Inventory of the spiders (Araneae) of the border region of northern Greece with Albania and FYR Macedonia. Nieuwsbrief SPINED 37: 5-23 pdf

Hirna A, Gnelitsa V, Zhukovets E (2016) A checklist of the spiders (Araneae) of the Chornohora Mountain massif (Ukrainian Carpathians). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 51: 16-38 pdf

Ivanov V V (2013) The checklist of Belarusian spiders (Arachnida, Araneae). Zoology and Ecology 4: 293-311 pdf

Koponen S, Fritzén N R, Pajunen T (2016) Checklist of spiders in Finland (Araneae). 6th version, December 2016, online at http://biolcoll.utu.fi/arach/checklist_of_spiders_in_Finland.htm pdf

Kronestedt T (1990) Separation of two species standing as Alopecosa aculeata (Clerck) by morphological, behavioural and ecological characters, with remarks on related species in the pulverulenta group (Araneae, Lycosidae). Zoologica Scripta 19: 203-225 pdf

Kronestedt T (2001) Checklist of Spiders (Araneae) in Sweden [Preliminary version February 2001] pdf

Kůrka A, Naumova M, Indzhov S, Deltshev C (2020) New faunistic and taxonomic data on the spider fauna of Albania (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 59: 8-21 pdf

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

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). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Roberts M J (1998) Spinnengids. Tirion, Baarn, Netherlands, 397 pp. 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

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