Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Pardosa  C. L. Koch, 1847   112 species

Pardosa sphagnicola  (Dahl, 1908)

Description

Epigyne width: 0.38-0.55 mm. Prosoma red-brown, median longitudinal band broadened anteriorly, lateral longitudinal bands reaching to clypeus. Prosoma length female: about 3.0 mm, prosoma length male: around 2.5 mm. Legs not annulated, at least femur dorsally with black marking. Hairs on metatarsus and tarsus I-II shorter than two diameters of the segment. Opisthosoma dark brown with black pattern, ventrally covered with small sclerotised teeth.

Body length male: 4.5-5 mm
Body length female: 5-6 mm
Additional information

in bogs and raised bogs.

Video:

Courtship behaviour (Chiarle et al. 2013)

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Russia (Europe to South Siberia)
Phenology
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Figures
References

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Chiarle A, Kronestedt T, Isaia M (2013) Courtship behavior in European species of the genus Pardosa (Araneae: Lycosidae). J Arachnol 41: 108-125

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Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

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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

Updates
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01-12-2013 Distribution update Old value