Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Pyrenecosa  Marusik, Azarkina & Koponen, 2004   3 species

Pyrenecosa pyrenaea  (Simon, 1876)


Prosoma dark brown to blackish. Sternum light brown. Opisthosoma dorsally grey-black, ventrally lighter. Dorsal side of legs brownish. Palp: tegulum prolaterally protruding, embolus tilted, band-shaped.

Prosoma length: 4.5 mm, prosoma width: 3.5 mm.

Body length male: 8 mm

Colour as in male. Epigyne: Epigynal groove rhomboid, median septum heart-shaped. Limiting ridges converging aborad. Receptacula arched.

Prosoma length: 4.3  mm, prosoma width: 3.5 mm.

Body length female: 8.7 mm
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Distribution comment: Liechtenstein removed
Global distribution (WSC 2022): Pyrenees (Spain, Andorra, France)
Distribution List
Andorra   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| France   (Buchar & Thaler, 1993) ||| Spain   (Breitling, 2020) |||

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Breitling R (2020) South European spiders from the Duffey collection in the Manchester Museum (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnology 18: 333-362 pdf

Buchar J, Thaler K (1993) Die Arten der Gattung Acantholycosa in Westeuropa (Arachnida, Araneida: Lycosidae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 100: 327-341 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.01.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

24-03-2020 Distribution update Detail
24-03-2020 Distribution insert Detail
01-04-2014 Image insert