Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Pardosa  C. L. Koch, 1847   127 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 2024): Sweden, Finland, Eastern Europe, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to Far East), Kazakhstan, Central Asia, China, Japan
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Belarus   (Ivanov, 2013) ||| Finland   (Koponen et al., 2016) ||| Georgia   (Otto, 2022) ||| Russia, Central   (Ponomarev, 2022) ||| Russia, Eastern   (no references) ||| Russia, Northern   (no references) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2022; Ponomarev, 2022) ||| Sweden   (Kronestedt, 2001) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019) |||

Azheganova N S (1968) Kratkii opredelitel' paukov (Aranei) lesnoi i lesostepnoi zony SSSR. Akademia Nauk SSSR, 149pp. pdf

Esyunin S L, Ponomarev A V, Kabdrakhimov A A (2024a) The spider fauna (Aranei) of Zapadno-Kazakhstanskaya Oblast of Kazakhstan. New records and taxonomic remarks. Euroasian Entomological Journal 22: 317-325&App. pdf

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 (2022) Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the southeast of the Russian Plain: catalogue, the fauna specific features. SSC RAS Publishers, Rostov-on-Don, 640 pp. 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 (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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