Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Arctosa  C. L. Koch, 1847   35 species

Arctosa alpigena  (Doleschall, 1852)

Description

Prosoma red-brown, with black dots. Prosoma length female: 3.8-4.1 mm, prosoma length male: 3.6-3.8 mm. Legs reddish, with dark spots on femur. Opisthosoma reddish, cardiac mark white yellowish, broadened anteriorly, bordered with black, posteriorly 2-3 dark spots, laterally 2-3 circular, black spots from which fine, dark lines extend.

Body length male: 4.8-6.4 mm
Body length female: 6.7-9.3 mm
Additional information

In grass heathland, in the mountains from 800 m up to timberline

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): North America, Greenland, Europe, Russia (Europe to Far East)
Phenology
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Figures
References

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World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

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