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

Pyrenecosa rupicola  (Dufour, 1821)

Prosoma black-brown or grey-brown. Legs dark brown or yellow-brown, partly annulated with black. Opisthosoma black-brown or grey-brown. Body length male: 7.9-8.6 mm
Body length female: 8.2-10 mm
Additional information
western Alps, Pyrenees and Sierra Nevada, 2000-3500 m
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2022): Spain, France, Switzerland
Distribution List
France   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Switzerland   (no references) |||

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

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

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

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