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

Pardosa tesquorum  (Odenwall, 1901)


Prosoma dark brown mit thin yellow median band, lateral bands hardly apparent or missing, anteriorly interrupted into spots. Clypeus yellowish. Chelicerae yellow to yellowish brown with thin darker longitudinal stripes. Sternum dark grey, with narrow stripe anteriorly. Legs yellowish faintly annulated. Femora with blackish spots dorsally, indistinct ventrally. Opisthosoma brownish dorsally, with lanceolate stripe anteriorly followed by a series of dark transverse bars, each bar between a white spot on each side. Between the bars 2 yellowish spots, each spot with a dark dot in the middle. Opisthosoma whitish laterally, brownish ventrally

Body length male: 4.4-5.2 mm

Colouration lighter and pattern more contrasting than in males

Body length female: 5-6.3 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2023): Russia (Europe to Kamchatka), Mongolia, China, USA, Canada
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.

Russia, Northern   (no references) |||

Kronestedt T, Marusik Y M (2011) Studies on species of Holoarctic Pardosa groups (Araneae, Lycosidae). VII. The Pardosa tesquorum group. Zootaxa 3131: 1-34 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (14.02.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf