Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Piratula  Roewer, 1960   6 species

Piratula insularis  (Emerton, 1885)

Description
Male

Sternum with round lateral mark and a thin bright line. Opisthosoma with dorsal mark brighter than marks on prosoma. Tip of metatarsus I with 3-4 spines.

Body length male: 3-5 mm
Female

Prosoma not longer than 2 mm. Sternum with round lateral mark and a thin bright line. Opisthosoma with dorsal mark brighter than marks on Prosoma.

Body length female: 3-5 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Turkey: probably misidentfied (see WSC)
Global distribution (WSC 2020): North America, Europe, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to Middle Siberia)
Figures
Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2020) ||| Belarus   (Ivanov, 2013) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Estonia   (no references) ||| Finland   (Koponen et al., 2016) ||| Georgia   (Otto, 2020) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Latvia   (Cera, 2018) ||| Lithuania   (no references) ||| Norway   (Aakra & Hauge, 2003) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Russia, Central   (no references) ||| Russia, Eastern   (no references) ||| Russia, Kaliningrad Region   (no references) ||| Russia, Northern   (no references) ||| Sweden   (Kronestedt, 2001) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (no references) |||
References

Aakra K, Hauge E (2003) Checklist of Norwegian spiders (Arachnida: Araneae), including Svalbard and Jan Mayen. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 50: 109-129 pdf

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Cera I (2018) The checklist of Latvian spiders (Arachnida: Araneae). Environmental and Experimental Biology 16: 139-152 pdf

Dahl M (1937) Spinnentiere oder Arachnoidea, VIII: Hahniidae, Argyronetidae. Die Tierwelt Deutschlands 33: 100-118 pdf

Demircan N, Topçu A (2011) New records of family Lycosidae (Araneae) in Turkey. Serket 12: 135-140 pdf

Fuhn I E, Niculescu-Burlacu F (1971) Fam. Lycosidae. Fauna Republicii Socialiste România (Arachnida) 5 (3): 1-253 pdf

Heimer S, Nentwig W (1991) Spinnen Mitteleuropas. Paul Parey Berlin pdf

Ivanov V V (2013) The checklist of Belarusian spiders (Arachnida, Araneae). Zoology and Ecology 4: 293-311 pdf

Koponen S, Fritzén N R, Pajunen T (2016) Checklist of spiders in Finland (Araneae). 6th version, December 2016, online at http://biolcoll.utu.fi/arach/checklist_of_spiders_in_Finland.htm pdf

Kronestedt T (2001) Checklist of Spiders (Araneae) in Sweden [Preliminary version February 2001] pdf

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Milasowszky N, Waitzbauer W (2008) Die Spinnenfauna (Araneae) des Seedammes im Nationalpark Neusiedler See - Seewinkel. Abhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft Österreich 37: 93-105 pdf

Otto S (2020) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 03.2020. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Roberts M J (1995) Collins Field Guide: Spiders of Britain & Northern Europe. HarperCollins, London, 383 pp. pdf

Roberts M J (1998) Spinnengids. Tirion, Baarn, Netherlands, 397 pp. pdf

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

Updates
14-10-2019 Image insert
27-05-2019 Image insert
05-02-2019 Distribution update Detail
03-10-2017 Distribution update Detail
28-04-2014 Distribution update Detail