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

Pardosa occidentalis  Simon, 1881


Colouration as in females.


Prosoma brown, ocular area almost black, median and lateral bands yellow. Legs: femora with black spots dorsally, tibiae and metatarsi with indistinct annulation, tarsi somewhat darker. Opisthosoma with variable pattern.

Body length female: 7 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Portugal, Spain, France, Italy (Sardinia)
 male  female
Distribution List
France   (no references) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Ledoux J-C (1973) Notes d'aranéologie: 3, Pardosa occidentalis (Araneae, Lycosidae), espèce nouvelle pour la France. Entomologiste 29: 11-15 pdf

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 (1966b) Wolf spiders of the Pardosa monticola group (Araneae, Lycosidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 134: 335-359 pdf

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

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