Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Acantholycosa  Dahl, 1908   4 species

Acantholycosa norvegica sudetica  (L. Koch, 1875)

Description
Body length male: 6.0-7.0 mm
Body length female: 7.5-9.0 mm
Additional information

The validity of a separate central European subspecies A. norvegica sudetica is problematic owing to the wide variability of morphological characters (Buchar & Růžička 2002).

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Records of Acantholycosa norvegica in Central Europe (incl. Vosges and Carpathians) and the Alps are interpreted as A. norvegica sudetica (Thaler & Buchar 1994)
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Central Europe, Italy, Romania
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Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| Czechia   (no references) ||| France   (Molenda, 1996) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Italy   (no references) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Switzerland   (no references) |||
References

Buchar J (1963) Verwandtschaftsbeziehungen zwischen den Arten Acantholycosa norvegica (Thorell) und Acantholycosa sudetica (L. Koch) (Araneae: Lycosidae). Acta Universitatis Carolinae Biologica 1963: 191-201 pdf

Buchar J, Růžička V (2002) Catalogue of spiders of the Czech Republic. Peres Publishers, Praha, 351 pp. pdf

Höfer H, Meyer F, Bauer T, Bayer S, Harry I, Kastner L (2019) Überraschende Erstnachweise und neue Daten zu seltenen Spinnenarten (Arachnida: Araneae) aus Blockhalden in Baden-Württemberg. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 58: 62-84 pdf

Molenda R (1996) Zoogeographische Bedeutung Kaltluft erzeugender Blockhalden im außeralpinen Mitteleuropa: Untersuchungen an Arthropoda, insbesondere Coleoptera Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg (NF) 35: 5-93 pdf

Thaler K, Buchar J (1994) Die Wolfspinnen von Österreich 1: Gattungen Acantholycosa, Alopecosa, Lycosa (Arachnida: Araneida: Lycosidae). Faunistisch-tiergeographische Übersicht. Carinthia II 184/104: 357-375 pdf

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

Updates
01-07-2020 Distribution insert Detail
17-10-2019 Image insert
18-11-2015 Distribution update Detail