Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Pardosa  C. L. Koch, 1847   126 species

Pardosa sordidata  (Thorell, 1875)


Male palp with short upper branch of tegular apophysis. Shield with distally bent lamella in lateral view. Epigyne with septum, reaching underneath anterior epigynal pockets. Prosoma red-brown, median longitudinal band missing, lateral longitudinal bands vague, broken into spots. Legs reddish. Femur dark, annulated dorsally. Male: femur I black, yellow striped dorsally, femur II dorsally yellow-brown and black, femur III and IV annulated dorsally. Tibia I male: almost black. Opisthosoma blackish with brick red pattern.

Body length male: 5 mm
Body length female: 6 mm
Additional information

in meadows and damp localities, in the Alp often around 1500 m, in low mountain ranges over about 700 m

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Global distribution (WSC 2022): Europe
 male  female
Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| Czechia   (no references) ||| France   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Moldova   (no references) ||| Montenegro   (no references) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Russia, Central   (no references) ||| Serbia   (no references) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Switzerland   (no references) ||| Ukraine   (no references) |||

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) 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

Tongiorgi P (1966a) Italian Wolf spiders of the genus Pardosa (Araneae: Lycosidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 134: 275-334 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf