Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Trochosa  C. L. Koch, 1847   9 species

Trochosa cachetiensis  Mcheidze, 1997


Prosoma light brown, sometimes grey, 2 pairs of yellow spots within a light median band, cephalic region with dark transverse mark. Chelicerae: retromargin with 3 teeth. Sternum light yellow. Legs annulated. Opisthosoma light brown, dorsum in anterior half with bright wedge-shaped longitudinal band, posterior half with lateral spot-like marks.


Prosoma length: 4.9 mm. Colouration as in males, except prosoma with 3 pairs of yellow spots.

Additional information

In forests under rocks

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Caucasus (Russia, Georgia)
 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.

Georgia   (Otto, 2022) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2022; Ponomarev et al., 2017a; Ponomarev, 2022) |||

Mcheidze T S (1997) Spiders of Georgia: Systematics, Ecology, Zoogeographic Review. Tbilisi Univ, 390 pp pdf

Otto S (2022) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 02.2022. Internet:

Otto S, Japoshvili G (2018) The spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the Lagodekhi Reserve, Georgia: faunistic results of a transect study and an updated checklist. Arachnology 17: 375-391 pdf

Ponomarev A V (2022) Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the southeast of the Russian Plain: catalogue, the fauna specific features. SSC RAS Publishers, Rostov-on-Don, 640 pp. pdf

Ponomarev A V, Alekseev S K, Kozminykh V O, Shmatko V Y (2017a) Spiders (Arachnida: Aranei) of Stavropol Province, Russia. Arthropoda Selecta 26: 155-173 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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