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

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Global distribution (WSC 2023): Caucasus (Russia, Georgia)
 male  female
Distribution List
Georgia   (Otto, 2022) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2022; Ponomarev et al., 2017a) |||

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

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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