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

Pardosa femoralis  Simon, 1876


Prosoma dark yellowish brown, with indistinct leight bands, median band widened behind ocular area, lateral bands broken into 3-4 spots. Chelicerae yellow. with long white and black hairs. Sternum brown, with a narrow light spot anteriorly. Legs yellowish brown, femora dorsally indistinctly annulated. Opisthosoma: dorsum brown, suffused with black, and with a light lanceolate spot narrowly bordered with black, venter with white pubescence and scattered black teeth.

Body length male: 6.6 mm

Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 7.7 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Russia (Europe)
Distribution List
France   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Russia, Central   (no references) ||| Russia, Eastern   (no references) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

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Simon E (1937) Les arachnides de France 6 (5). Paris (Roret): 979-1298 pdf

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