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

Pardosa maisa  Hippa & Mannila, 1982


Epigyne with asymmetrical anterior epigynal pockets. Prosoma yellowish, lateral stripes missing. Sternum brown, with bright stripes. Chelicerae yellow. Legs yellow. Opisthosoma brown with vague pattern, ventrally yellow, laterally 2 dark stripes. Anterior spinnerets black, posterior brown.

Body length male: 4.8-5.5 mm
Body length female: 5.6-6.5 mm
Additional information

in sphagnum layer of moors in Finland, in sedge swamps in Poland, in salt meadow in Austria

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Finland, Central and eastern Europe, Russia (Urals, West Siberia)
Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| Belarus   (Ivanov, 2013) ||| Czechia   (no references) ||| Finland   (Koponen et al., 2016) ||| Hungary   (Szinetár et al., 2015) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Romania   (Sas-Kovács et al., 2013) ||| Russia, Central   (Esyunin et al., 2020a) ||| Russia, Eastern   (no references) ||| Serbia   (Grbić et al., 2021) ||| Slovakia   (Gajdoš et al., 2019) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019) |||

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Esyunin S L, Ruchin A B, Agafonova O V (2020a) To the knowledge of the spider fauna (Aranei) of the Republic of Mordovia (Russia). Caucasian Entomological Bulletin 16: 3-13 pdf

Fjellberg A (unpubl.)

Gajdoš P, Černecká Ľ, Šestáková A (2019) Pannonic salt marshes revealed six new spiders to Slovakia (Araneae: Gnaphosidae, Linyphiidae, Lycosidae, Theridiidae). Biologia 74: 53-64 pdf

Grbić G, Hänggi A, Krnjajić S (2021) Spiders (Araneae) of Subotica Sandland (Serbia): additional arguments in environmental protection. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 67: 15-61 pdf

Hippa H, Mannila R (1985) Pardosa maisa sp. n. (Araneae, Lycosidae) from northern Europe. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 5: 420-422 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 pdf

Kupryjanowicz J (1995d) Pardosa maisa Hippa et Mannila, 1982 in Poland (Araneae: Lycosidae). Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Science, Biological Sciences 43: 57-60 pdf

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

Sas-Kovács É-H, Urák I, Sas-Kovács I (2013) First record of the rare species Pardosa maisa Hippa & Mannila, 1982 (Araneae: Lycosidae) in Romania. Archives of Biological Sciences 65: 1605-1608 pdf

Szinetár C, Kovács P, Eichardt J (2015) [Spiders (Araneae) of the Győr–Gönyű military shooting range]. In: Takács & Szinetár (eds.): [The wildlife of calcareous sand steppe areas in military use in the Hungarian Little Plain] , pp. 237-260 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (03.01.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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