Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Trebacosa  Dondale & Redner, 1981   1 species

Trebacosa europaea  Szinetár & Kancsal, 2007


Prosoma dark orange, with 3 lighter lines, eye region darker. Sternum yellow-brownish. Legs yellow-orange. Opisthosoma brown, with a lanceolate marking in the anterior half; posterior half with transversal spots and points; venter slightly lighter.

Median apophysis of male palp very large, with two large pointed processes. Embolus long and slender.

Body length male: 5.8 mm

Colouration as male.

Body length female: 6.5 mm
Additional information

In wetland habitats, e.g. reed belts

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): France, Hungary, Belarus, Greece
 male  female
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Belarus   (Szűts et al., 2017) ||| France   (Szűts et al., 2017; Villepoux, 2007) ||| Greece   (Szűts et al., 2017) ||| Hungary   (Szűts et al., 2017; Szinetár & Kancsal, 2007) |||

Schröder M, Chatzaki M, Buchholz S (2011) The spider fauna of the Aladjagiola wetland complex (Nestos Delta, north-east Greece): a reflection of a unique zoogeographical transition zone in Europe. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 102: 217-233 pdf

Szinetár C, Kancsal B (2007) Trebacosa europaea, a new wolf spider from Hungary (Araneae, Lycosidae). Journal of Arachnology 35: 153-158 pdf

Szűts T, Zalai B, Villepoux O, Buchholz S, Eichardt J, Zhukovets E, Oger P, Szinetár C (2017) On the identity of the Palearctic species of the wolf spider genus Trebacosa (Araneae: Lycosidae). Zootaxa 4216: 384-394 pdf

Villepoux O (2007) Description de Trebacosa brunhesi n. sp. de France, première espèce paléarctique du genre (Araneae, Lycosidae). Revue Arachnologique 17: 1-7 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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