Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Pardosa  C. L. Koch, 1847   112 species

Pardosa pirkuliensis  Zyuzin & Logunov, 2000


Prosoma dark brown, with bright median band, lateral bands poorly visible or absent, eye field black. Chelicerae bright yellow. Sternum dark, with light streak anteriorly. Legs: femora and patellae brownish, remaining segments segments yellowish, femora I and II with numerous spiniform setae. Opisthosoma: dorsum and sides with black markings.

Body length male: 6.2-6.4 mm

Prosoma brown, with yellow or orange stripes, lateral band ususally half as wide as median band, eye field black. Sternum dark, with light streak anteriorly, Legs annulated with yellow and brown. Opisthosoma: dorsum black with brown-yellow or red-brown markings, venter and sides bright yellow.

Body length female: 6.2-7.0 mm
Additional information

On dry open slopes, among stones and dry grass, 1200-1600 m a.s.l.

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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Azerbaijan
 male  female

Otto S (2017) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 08.2017. Internet:

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

Zyuzin A A, Logunov D V (2000) New and little-known species of the Lycosidae from Azerbaijan, the Caucasus (Araneae, Lycosidae). Bull Br Arachnol Soc 11: 305-319

09-07-2013 Datasheet update Old value
09-07-2013 Image insert