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

Pardosa septentrionalis  (Westring, 1861)


Prosoma brownish, median band posteriorly yellowish, submarginal band yellowish, two large spots behind ocular area. Legs yellowish with some brownish streaks. Sternum dusky brown with yellowish anterior median stripe. Opisthosoma dorsally greyish brown, anterior lanceolate stripe light brown, lateral rows of black marks, ventrally brownish.

Prosoma length: 3.6 mm, prosoma width: 2.8 mm.


Dark reddish brown. Prosoma dorsally with yellowish brown posterior median band, light behind ocular area. Sternum black. Legs yellowish brown. Opisthosoma dorsally dark greyish brown, ventrally light brownish. Epigyne: two deep pockets anteriorly, median septum broad, except anterior part. Atrium widened and deep in middle. Openings close to anterior part of posterior septum.

Prosoma length: 3.1 mm, prosoma width: 2.4 mm.

Body length female: 8 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Scandinavia, Russia (Europe to north-eastern Siberia)
 male  female
Distribution List
Norway   (Aakra & Hauge, 2003) ||| Russia, Northern   (no references) ||| Sweden   (Kronestedt, 2001) |||

Aakra K, Hauge E (2003) Checklist of Norwegian spiders (Arachnida: Araneae), including Svalbard and Jan Mayen. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 50: 109-129 pdf

Kronestedt T (1986) Studies on species of Holarctic Pardosa groups (Araneae, Lycosidae). III. Redescriptions of Pardosa algens (Kulczyński), P. septentrionalis (Westring), and P. sodalis Holm. Entomologica Scandinavica 17: 215-234 pdf

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

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Marusik Y M, Koponen S, Makarova O L (2016a) A survey of spiders (Araneae) collected on the arctic island of Dolgiy (69°12′N), Barents Sea. Arachnology 17: 10-24 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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