Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Arctosa  C. L. Koch, 1847   25 species

Arctosa cinerea  (Fabricius, 1777)

Description

Epigyne with slender anterior margin of epigynal pocket. Prosoma greenish yellow, compact, plump, laterally with white hairs, longitudinal stripes indistinct, median band serrated posteriorly, legs yellowish, spotted black. Prosoma length female: > 4.5 mm, prosoma length male: 4.7-5.4 mm. Legs female: spotted black, male: with weak annulations. Opisthosoma light yellow, median arrow-shaped stripe yellow-greenish, laterally with 2 bright spots on each side of it, anterior one longish, posterior one roundish.

Body length male: 9-17 mm
Body length female: 10-18 mm
Additional information

On sandy or gravelly ground, on beach and near waters, active during the night, in Y-shaped burrow during the day

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, North Africa, Congo, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to Far East), Middle East, Kazakhstan, China, Korea, Japan
Phenology
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Updates
02-08-2017 Image insert
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15-10-2013 Distribution update Old value