Sparassidae  Bertkau, 1872 / Olios  Walckenaer, 1837   5 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
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
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Distribution List
Albania   (Kůrka et al., 2020) ||| Algeria   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Andorra   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Croatia   (Jäger, 2020) ||| France   (no references) ||| France / Corsica   (no references) ||| Germany   (Lemke, 2019b) ||| 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   (Jäger, 2020) ||| Netherlands   (Noordijk & de Winkel, 2017) ||| North Macedonia   (Jäger, 2020) ||| Poland   (Rozwałka et al., 2017a) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Serbia   (no references) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain / Balearic Islands   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Switzerland   (Hänggi & Stäubli, 2012) ||| Tunisia   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2019) ||| Turkey (Europe)   (Danışman et al., 2019) |||
References

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. Boletín de la Asociación Española de Entomología 9: 349-366 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) pdf

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

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 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 pdf

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

Jäger P (2020) The spider genus Olios Walckenaer, 1837 (Araneae: Sparassidae) – Part 1: species groups, diagnoses, identification keys, distribution maps and revision of the argelasius-, coenobitus- and auricomis-groups. Zootaxa 4866: 1-119 pdf

Jäger P, McCowan D, Russell-Smith T (2011) First record of Olios suavis for southern Europe in Cyprus (Araneae: Sparassidae: Sparassinae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 15: 127-129 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

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 pdf

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