Pisauridae  Simon, 1890 / Dolomedes  Latreille, 1804   2 species

Dolomedes fimbriatus  (Clerck, 1757)

Description

Male palp with median bulbal apophysis having parallel sides. Tibial apophysis ± pointed and never grooved on margin. Embolus basally without process. Epigyne with uniformly dark and haired median part, 2 bright spots in its anterior half.

Body length male: 9-15 mm
Body length female: 9-22 mm
Additional information

In swampy areas, on still and slowly flowing waters, in alluvial forests, bog forests. Lurks on the water surface near plants for insects, tadpoles and small fishes, dives when in danger, cocoon (up to 1000 eggs) guarded by female, attached to vegetation and surrounded by web

Frequency: Widely distributed, but not frequent

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to Far East), Central Asia, Japan
Phenology
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
 male  female
living two years
Figures
References

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Updates
04-01-2019 Distribution update Old value
20-09-2018 Image insert
10-09-2018 Distribution update Old value
24-09-2015 Distribution update Old value