Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Pardosa  C. L. Koch, 1847   126 species

Pardosa colchica  Mcheidze, 1946


Prosoma brown, with wide yellow median band and 2 pale lateral bands, eye region dark brown. Prosoma length: 2.23 mm. Sternum yellow. Legs yellow, with numerous brown rings. Opisthosoma: dorsum brown with a white cardiac mark and 2 white longitudinal bands touching each other in posterior half, sides brown, venter yellow-grey.

Body length male: 4.23 mm

Prosoma length: 2.45 mm. Colouration lighter as in males and differs as follows:  median band on prosoma wider, lateral bands bright yellow. Venter yellow.

Body length female: 4.73 mm
Additional information

Mostly found in plains, foothills and mountains up to 1050 m asl.

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iran
 male  female
Distribution List
Armenia   ( no references ) ||| Azerbaijan   ( no references ) ||| Georgia   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Southern   ( no references ) |||

Otto S (2019) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 10.2019. Internet:

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.09.2019) 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). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 11: 305-319 pdf

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