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

Pardosa plumipes  (Thorell, 1875)


Prosoma mainly brown with a yellow fringe, its center with a longitudinal band reaching the rear end. Dark brown opisthosoma with diagonal black marks. Venter dark brown with a row of black sprinkles towards the spinnerets. Tibia, metatarsus and tarsus densely covered with very long lateral setae. Sternum black and with a fringe of white setae. Palp: bulbus appendage blunt and rounded, curved upwards and not reaching apical bulbus end, appendage basally connected with a small apophysis.

Body length male: 5.5 mm

Colouration as in male. Epigyne developed as a transverse chitinized plate with its base and lateral sides forming a sharp angle.

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Distribution comment: No known record from Germany (Blick, pers. comm.), therefore deleted
Global distribution (WSC 2022): Sweden, Finland, Eastern Europe, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to Far East), Kazakhstan, Central Asia, China, Japan
Distribution List
Belarus   (Ivanov, 2013) ||| Finland   (Koponen et al., 2016) ||| Georgia   (Otto, 2022) ||| Russia, Central   (no references) ||| Russia, Eastern   (no references) ||| Russia, Northern   (no references) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2022) ||| Sweden   (Kronestedt, 2001) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019) |||

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Ivanov V V (2013) The checklist of Belarusian spiders (Arachnida, Araneae). Zoology and Ecology 4: 293-311 pdf

Koponen S, Fritzén N R, Pajunen T (2016) Checklist of spiders in Finland (Araneae). 6th version, December 2016, online at pdf

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

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Otto S (2022) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 02.2022. Internet:

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

Ponomarev A V, Khnykin A S (2013) Spiders (Aranei) of Volgograd sity and its environs. The South of Russia: ecology, development 4: 109-136 pdf

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

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