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

Pardosa giebeli  (Pavesi, 1873)


Embolus long and pointed. Epigyne with anterior part of epigynal groove hardly longer than posterior part. Prosoma dark brown, median longitudinal band reddish yellow, vague anteriorly. Lateral longitudinal bands of prosoma indistinct and interrupted. Legs red-brown. Femur spotted, annulated dorsally. Opisthosoma black-brown with red pattern. Broad, arrow-shaped median stripe surrounded by white hairs, remaining spots merged.

Body length male: 5.7-6.25 mm
Body length female: 5.75 mm
Additional information

in meadows, heath and rocky areas, Alps, 2000-3000 m

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Alps (France, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Austria)
 male  female
Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| France   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Liechtenstein   (no references) ||| Switzerland   (no references) |||

Kronestedt T (2004) Studies on species of Holarctic Pardosa groups (Araneae, Lycosidae). VI. On the identity of Pardosa luciae Tongiorgi with notes on P. trailli (O. P.-Cambridge) and some other species in the P. nigra-group. In Thaler, K. (ed.), Diversität und Biologie von Webspinnen, Skorpionen und anderen Spinnentieren. Denisia 12: 281-290 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Tongiorgi P (1966a) Italian Wolf spiders of the genus Pardosa (Araneae: Lycosidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 134: 275-334 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf