Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Hippasosa  Roewer, 1960   2 species

Hippasosa pilosa  (Roewer, 1960)


Prosoma pale brown, with irregular pattern. Sternum yellow. Chelicerae brown. Legs yellow to pale brown, usually with faint annulations. Opisthosoma: dorsum greyish with variable pattern, venter light grey.

Body length male: 11.0-14.5 mm
Body length female: 13.5-18.0 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2023): Turkey, Africa to Saudi Arabia, India
Distribution List
Egypt   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2022) |||

Alderweireldt M (1996a) A taxonomic revision of the genus Ocyale Audouin, 1826 in Africa (Araneae: Lycosidae). Journal of Natural History 30: 1349-1365 pdf

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2022) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2022 [last updated 24 August 2022], online at 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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