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 2020): North America, Greenland, Europe, Russia (Europe to Far East)
Phenology
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Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| Denmark   (no references) ||| Estonia   (no references) ||| Faroe Islands   (Lissner et al., 2016b) ||| Finland   (Koponen et al., 2016) ||| France   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Iceland   (Agnarsson, 1996) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Latvia   (Cera, 2018) ||| Liechtenstein   (no references) ||| Lithuania   (no references) ||| Norway   (Aakra & Hauge, 2003) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Russia, Kaliningrad Region   (no references) ||| Russia, Northern   (no references) ||| Russia, Western   (no references) ||| Slovenia   (Kostanjšek & Kuntner, 2015) ||| Sweden   (Kronestedt, 2001) ||| Switzerland   (no references) ||| United Kingdom   (no references) |||
References

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Buchar J (1981) Zur Lycosiden-Fauna von Tirol (Araneae: Lycosidae). Věstník Československé Zoologické Společnosti v Praze 45: 4-13 pdf

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Cera I (2018) The checklist of Latvian spiders (Arachnida: Araneae). Environmental and Experimental Biology 16: 139-152 pdf

Déjean S, Villepoux O (2019) Découverte d’Arctosa renidescens Buchar & Thaler, 1995 (Araneae, Lycosidae), espèce nouvelle pour la faune de France, dans le Parc Naturel Régional du Queyras. Revue Arachnologique (2) 6: 20-23 pdf

Heimer S, Nentwig W (1991) Spinnen Mitteleuropas. Paul Parey Berlin pdf

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Kostanjšek R, Kuntner M (2015) Araneae Sloveniae: a national spider species checklist. ZooKeys 474: 1-91 pdf

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

Lissner J, Jensen J-K, Hansen L J, Simonsen W, Kelduni R, Nissen K (2016b) An updated checklist of spiders (Araneae) of the Faroe Islands. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 63: 197-240 pdf

Locket G H, Millidge A F (1951) British spiders. Vol. I. Ray Society, London, 310 pp. pdf

Locket G H, Millidge A F, Merrett P (1974) British Spiders, Volume III. Ray Society, London, 315 pp. pdf

Lugetti G, Tongiorgi P (1965) Revisione delle specie italiane dei generi Arctosa C. L. Koch e Tricca Simon con note su una Acantholycosa della Alpi Giulie (Aran. Lycosidae). Redia 49: 165-228 pdf

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Morka G 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). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

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

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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