Sparassidae  Bertkau, 1872 / Olios  Walckenaer, 1837   4 species

Olios argelasius  (Walckenaer, 1806)

Description
Male

Males with embolus arising in 6-o’clock-position (left palpus in ventral view); tegulum with long tapering apophysis arising retrolaterally; conductor long, parallel to distal embolus tip; cymbium tip short, about one third of tegulum length or less.

Body length male: 9-11 mm
Female

Female epigyne with median longitudinal slit, only in posterior half separated.

Body length female: 15-17 mm
Additional information

Common in citrus groves

Distribution
  Presence
  Not established
  No data
Distribution comment: Not in Hungary (Samu & Szinetár 1999, contra Jäger et al. 2011 [after Bonnet])
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Mediterranean. Introduced to Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, Poland
Figures
Distribution List
Albania   ( Kůrka et al., 2020; ) ||| Algeria   ( Bosmans, unpubl.; ) ||| Andorra   ( no references ) ||| Bulgaria   ( Blagoev et al., 2018; ) ||| Croatia   ( no references ) ||| France   ( no references ) ||| France / Corsica   ( no references ) ||| Germany   ( no references ) ||| Greece   ( no references ) ||| Greece / Crete   ( no references ) ||| Italy   ( Pantini & Isaia, 2019; ) ||| Italy / Sardinia   ( Pantini & Isaia, 2019; ) ||| Italy / Sicily   ( Pantini & Isaia, 2019; ) ||| Libya   ( Bosmans, unpubl.; ) ||| Montenegro   ( no references ) ||| Morocco   ( Bosmans, unpubl.; ) ||| Netherlands   ( no references ) ||| Poland   ( no references ) ||| Portugal   ( no references ) ||| Serbia   ( no references ) ||| Spain   ( no references ) ||| Spain / Balearic Islands   ( no references ) ||| Switzerland   ( no references ) ||| Tunisia   ( Bosmans, unpubl.; ) ||| Turkey (Asia)   ( Danışman et al., 2019; ) ||| Turkey (Europe)   ( Danışman et al., 2019; ) |||
References

Barrientos J A, Febrer B (2017) Arañas (Arachnida, Araneae) de Menorca (Islas Baleares, España). Nuevos datos. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 31: 8-24 pdf

Barrientos J A, Urones M C (1985) La colección de araneidos del Departamento de Zoología de la Universidad de Salamanca, V: arañas clubionoideas y tomisoideas. Boln Asoc esp Entomologia 9: 349-366

Bellmann H (1997) Kosmos-Atlas Spinnentiere Europas. Franckh-Kosmos Stuttgart, 304 pp. pdf

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018)

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Cardoso P, Morano E (2010) The Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 2495: 1-52 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2019 [last updated 1 June 2019], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info

Hänggi A, Stäubli A (2012) Nachträge zum „Katalog der schweizerischen Spinnen“: 4. Neunachweise von 2002 bis 2011. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 44: 59-76

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

Jäger P, McCowan D, Russell-Smith T (2011) First record of Olios suavis for southern Europe in Cyprus (Araneae: Sparassidae: Sparassinae). Bull Br arachnol Soc 15: 127-129

Järvi T H (1912) Das Vaginalsystem der Sparassiden. I. Allgemeiner Teil. Annales Academiae Scientiarum Fennicae (A) 4: 1-131, 11pl pdf

Kůrka A, Naumova M, Indzhov S, Deltshev C (2020) New faunistic and taxonomic data on the spider fauna of Albania (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 59: 8-21 pdf

Lemke M (2019b) Olios argelasius (Araneae: Sparassidae) in Bananen in Schleswig-Holstein gefunden. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 58: 16-17 pdf

Mestre L, Piñol J, Barrientos J A, Cama A, Espadaler X (2012) Effects of ant competition and bird predation on the spider assemblage of a citrus grove. Basic and Applied Ecology 13: 355-362

Noordijk J, Winkel M de (2017) Eusparassus dufouri en andere jachtkrabspinnen (Araneae: Sparassidae) getransporteerd naar Nederland [Eusparassus dufouri and other huntsman spiders (Araneae: Sparassidae) transported tothe Netherlands]. Entomologische Berichten 77: 58-61 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online Catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other Arachnid Orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Rozwałka R, Rutkowski T, Bielak-Bielecki P (2017a) New data on introduced and rare synanthropic spider species (Arachnida: Araneae) in Poland (II). Annales Universitatis Mariae Curie-Skłodowska, Lublin-Polonia 71: 59-85 pdf

Samu F, Szinetár C (1999) Bibliographic check list of the Hungarian spider fauna. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 11: 161-184 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
29-04-2020 Distribution insert Detail
20-01-2020 Datasheet update Detail
27-08-2019 Image insert
27-08-2019 Distribution update Detail
06-02-2019 Image insert
06-02-2019 Distribution update Detail
05-02-2019 Datasheet update Detail
08-06-2017 Distribution update Detail
04-04-2017 Distribution update Detail
22-06-2016 Distribution update Detail
15-04-2013 Distribution update Detail