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 2024): Turkey, Africa to Saudi Arabia, India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar
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.

Egypt   (Alderweireldt, 1996a) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2024a) |||

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

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S, Coşar İ (2024a) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2024 [last updated 01 January 2024], online at pdf

Sankaran P M, Caleb J T D (2023) Notes on Indian wolf spiders: III. Genera Acantholycosa Dahl, 1908, Evippomma Roewer, 1959, Hippasosa Roewer, 1960 and Trochosa C.L. Koch, 1847 (Araneae: Lycosidae). Zootaxa 5369: 533-552 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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