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

Pardosa lapponica  (Thorell, 1872)


Colouration as in females.

Body length male: 5.5-6.1 mm

Prosoma brown, median band consists of 2 reddish spots anteriorly and a yellow-red band posteriorly, lateral bands yellowish. Legs reddish, femora blotched.

Body length female: 5.9-7.2 mm
  No data
Distribution comment: Presence in Italy doubtful (Pantini & Isaia, 2015), therefore removed
Global distribution (WSC 2020): USA (Alaska), Canada, Scandinavia, Russia (Europe to Far East), China
Distribution List
Finland   (Koponen et al., 2016) ||| Norway   (Aakra & Hauge, 2003) ||| Russia, Eastern   (no references) ||| Russia, Northern   (no references) ||| Sweden   (Kronestedt, 2001) |||

Aakra K, Hauge E (2003) Checklist of Norwegian spiders (Arachnida: Araneae), including Svalbard and Jan Mayen. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 50: 109-129 pdf

Buchar J (1971) Die Verwandtschaftsbeziehungen der Art Pardosa cincta (Kulczyński) (Araneae, Lycosidae). Acta Universitatis Carolinae Biologica 1970: 121-129 pdf

Koponen S, Fritzén N R, Pajunen T (2016) Checklist of spiders in Finland (Araneae). 6th version, December 2016, online at pdf

Kronestedt T (2001) Checklist of Spiders (Araneae) in Sweden [Preliminary version February 2001] pdf

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Tongiorgi P (1966a) Italian Wolf spiders of the genus Pardosa (Araneae: Lycosidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 134: 275-334 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

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