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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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Italy, Bulgaria, Romania, Cyprus, Turkey, Iran
Distribution List
Bulgaria   ( Blagoev et al., 2018; ) ||| Cyprus   ( Bosmans et al., 2019c; ) ||| Italy   ( no references ) ||| Romania   ( no references ) ||| Turkey (Asia)   ( no references ) |||

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)

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). Vestn csl Spol zool 32: 116-130

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

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

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2

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