Pisauridae  Simon, 1890 / Pisaura  Simon, 1886   5 species

Pisaura quadrilineata  (Lucas, 1838)


Resembles P. mirabilis.


Resembles P. mirabilis. Epigyne: anterior triangle less developed, almost square, septum short and wide. Median plate very small with anterior border strongly curved. Halves of epigyneal depression very small, epigyne even more anchor-shaped than in other species. Copulatory ducts short and simple.

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Global distribution (WSC 2022): Canary Is., Madeira
Distribution List
France   (no references) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sicily   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Malta   (Pfliegler et al., 2017) |||

Brignoli P M (1984a) Zur Problematik der mediterranen Pisaura-Arten (Arachnida, Araneae, Pisauridae). Zoologischer Anzeiger 213: 33-43 pdf

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

Pfliegler W A, Schönhofer A, Niedbała W, Vella P, Sciberras A, Vella A (2017) New records of mites (Acari) and harvestmen (Opiliones) from Malta with a preliminary checklist of Maltese Arachnida. Soil Organisms 89: 85-110 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Wunderlich J (1992a) Die Spinnen-Fauna der Makaronesischen Inseln: Taxonomie, Ökologie, Biogeographie und Evolution. Beiträge zur Araneoleologie 1: 1-619 pdf

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