Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Pardosa  C. L. Koch, 1847   125 species

Pardosa fulvipes  (Collett, 1876)


Palpal patella with distinct concavity. Prosoma dark brown, shining, with very short pubescence, median band indistinct, lateral bands continuous. Legs light yellowish, metatarsus I and tarsus I thickened, spines of leg I more or less reduced.

Body length male: 4.5-5 mm

Legs of young females yellowish brown with indistinct pattern, older females femora of leg ventrally and latero-ventrally blackish except distally.

Body length female: 5-6 mm
Additional information


Courtship behaviour (Chiarle et al. 2013)

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Russia (Europe to South Siberia), Kazakhstan
 male  female

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