Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Pardosa  C. L. Koch, 1847   112 species

Pardosa hortensis  (Thorell, 1872)

Description

Palp with tooth of tegular apophysis at 5 o\'clock position. Epigyne with septum, not completely covering genital groove, its shape is variable. Prosoma grey-brown, long, bright median band. Lateral bands reddish yellow, broken into spots, frequently vague. Prosoma length female: 2.3-2.7 mm, prosoma length male: 2.3-2.5 mm. Legs grey-brown, distinctly annulated. Opisthosoma grey-brown with yellow pattern.

Body length male: 4.5 mm
Body length female: 5-6 mm
Additional information

In meadows and fields, from open and dry to humid areas, up to 1500 m. Not frequent in Great Britain, Central and East Europe, frequent in Southern Europe.

Video:

Courtship behaviour (Chiarle et al. 2013)

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to South Siberia), Japan
Phenology
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Updates
14-12-2017 Distribution update Old value
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