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

Pardosa vittata  (Keyserling, 1863)


Prosoma female: dark brown, longitudinal band sometimes reduced, median and lateral longitudinal bands reddish. Male: dark brown, long and narrow, median bright band spindle-shaped or with ± parallel margins, lateral bands yellow, broad, continuous, narrow, a dark band consisting of dark spots on margin. Legs yellow. Femur female: annulated or spotted dorsally, male: ventrally dark. Tibia female: annulated or spotted dorsally. Metatarsus II ventrally with long hairs, longer than on other legs. Opisthosoma female: black with grey or reddish pattern. Male: black with yellowish, lancet-shaped stripe in anterior part, posteriorly one row of white spots, often merged to a band, sides grey-white. Spinnerets yellow.

Body length male: 6 mm
Body length female: 6.3 mm
Additional information

in damp localities, also in agricultural areas, up to 1000 m

Frequency: Widely distributed, but never frequent

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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe to Georgia
 male  female

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