Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Hogna  Simon, 1885   22 species

Hogna ferox  (Lucas, 1838)

Description
Male

Prosoma brownish with ochre median and lateral bands. Sternum ochre. Legs yellowish brown, somewhat darker distally. Opisthosoma brownish with light median band; behind brown cardiac mark with triangular spots; ventrally light yellowish brown.

Body length male: 13.3-17.1 mm
Female

Often lighter in colouration than males.

Body length female: 18-22 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Canary Is., Mediterranean, Arabia
Figures
References

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

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

Hepner M, Paulus H F (2009) Contributions on the wolf spider fauna (Araneae, Lycosidae) of Gran Canaria (Spain). Bull Br arachnol Soc 14: 339-346

Lecigne S (2016c) Contribution à la connaissance de l'aranéofaune (Araneae) de Crète (Grèce) et description de la femelle inconnue de Neaetha absheronica Logunov & Guseinov, 2002 (Salticidae). Nieuwsbr Belg Arachnol Ver 30(3): 95-118

Pfliegler W A, Schönhofer A, Niedbała W, Vella P, Sciberras A, Vella A (2017) New records of mites (Acari) and harvestmen (Opiliones) from Malta with a preliminary checklist of Maltese Arachnida. Soil Organisms 89: 85-110 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
04-02-2016 Distribution update Old value
07-10-2015 Image insert