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Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Arctosa  C. L. Koch, 1847   35 species

Arctosa intricaria  (C. L. Koch, 1847)

Description

Prosoma dark brown, with blackish radial stripes, submarginal stripes yellowish, undulating, median band light yellow with blackish median line. Chelicerae dark red-brown, frontal part covered with yellowish hairs. Sternum and coxae light yellow. Legs pale yellow, femora to tibiae with brown annulations. Opisthosoma: dorsum grey-brown, anterior part with reddish yellow cardiac mark and 2 small blackish lateral spots, followed by 4-5 pairs of black spots.

Body length male: 10.5 mm
Body length female: 14 mm
Additional information

According to C. L. Koch (1847): Locus typicus "Deutschland, vielleicht nur Norddeutschland" [Germany, probably northern Germany only]. Dahl (1908) and Roewer (1960b) question this statement. Roewer (1960b) lists a female from Dalmatia.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Mediterranean
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Distribution List
Algeria   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Croatia   (no references) ||| Morocco   (Bosmans, unpubl.) |||
References

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

Dahl F (1908) Die Lycosiden oder Wolfspinnen Deutschlands und ihre Stellung im Haushalt der Natur. Nach statistischen Untersuchungen dargestellt. Nova Acta Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Germanicae Naturae Curiosorum 88(3): 175-678 pdf

Koch C L (1847) Die Arachniden. Nürnberg, Vierzehnter Band, pp. 89-210, Fünfzehnter Band, pp. 1-136. pdf

Roewer C F (1960c) Araneae Lycosaeformia II (Lycosidae) (Fortsetzung und Schluss). Exploration du Parc National de l'Upemba, Mission G. F. de Witte 55: 519-1040 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

Updates
05-02-2015 Image insert
05-02-2015 Distribution update Detail