Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Ocyale  Audouin, 1826   1 species

Ocyale 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: 11-14.5 mm
Body length female: 13.5-18 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Africa to Saudia Arabia, India

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 (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2018 [last updated 1 January 2019], online at

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

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