Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Pardosa  C. L. Koch, 1847   126 species

Pardosa roscai  (Roewer, 1951)


Prosoma black-brown, median and lateral bands yellow-brown, indistinct, prosoma length: 2.5-2.9 mm. Sternum black. Legs yellow, femora on basal dorsal side blotched with black. Opisthosoma blackish. Spinnerets brown.


Prosoma brownish yellow, with black-brown pattern, eye field black, prosoma length: 2.6-3.5 mm. Sternum black with light narrow median band. Legs yellow to brown-yellow, with black annulations. Opisthosoma: dorsum blackish, median band yellow, an indistinct wedge-shaped spot, venter yellow, with 3 blackish longitudinal bands.

Body length female: 8.2 mm
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Distribution comment: Italy: Fedoriak et al. (2016) doubted by Pantini & Isaia (2021) and provisionally deleted
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Bulgaria, Romania, Cyprus, Turkey, Iran
Distribution List
Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| Italy  Removed (Fedoriak et al., 2016; Pantini & Isaia, 2021) ||| Romania   (Fedoriak et al., 2016) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2021a) |||

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 (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Hadjiconstantis M, Komnenov M, Bosselaers J, Huber S, McCowan D, Snazell R, Decae A, Zoumides C, Kielhorn K-H, Oger P (2019c) Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian Arachnological Society 34, Suppl. 1: 1-173 pdf

Buchar J (1968) Zur Lycosidenfauna Bulgariens (Arachn., Araneae). Věstník Československé Zoologické Společnosti v Praze 32: 116-130 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2021a) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2021 [last updated 1 January 2021], online at pdf

Fedoriak M, Voloshyn V, Moscaliuc L A (2016) Scientific heritage of Alexandru Roşca: publications, spider collection, described species. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 51: 85-91 pdf

Lecigne S (2021) A new species of Sintula (Linyphiidae), redescription of Brigittea innocens (Dictynidae) and eight spider species newly recorded for Turkey (Araneae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 62: 11-34 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2021) The catalog of the Italian apiders. pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (29.05.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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