Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Alopecosa  Simon, 1885   55 species

Alopecosa mariae  (Dahl, 1908)


Male palp with tegular apophysis, slantingly truncated distally. Epigynal median part at least twice as wide as long. Prosoma brown, longitudinal stripe distinct, bright radial stripes. Legs yellowish, laterally with black stripes. Opisthosoma dark brown, ventrally black.

Body length male: 10 mm
Body length female: 12 mm
Additional information

In open, dry, vegetationless places in lowland areas and low mountain range

  No data
Distribution comment: No known record from Germany (Buchar & Thaler, 2004), therefore deleted
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Italy, Central Europe to Ukraine and south-eastern Europe, Russia (Europe to South Siberia), China
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Austria   (no references) ||| Croatia   (no references) ||| Hungary   (Samu & Szinetár, 1999) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Lithuania   (no references) ||| Montenegro   (no references) ||| North Macedonia   (no references) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Russia, Central   (no references) ||| Russia, Eastern   (no references) ||| Russia, Southern   (no references) ||| Serbia   (no references) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Slovenia   (Kostanjšek & Kuntner, 2015) ||| Ukraine   (no references) |||

Buchar J, Thaler K (2004) Ein Artproblem bei Wolfspinnen: Zur Differenzierung und vikarianten Verbreitung von Alopecosa striatipes (C.L. Koch) und A. mariae (Dahl) (Araneae, Lycosidae). In Thaler, K. (ed.), Diversität und Biologie von Webspinnen, Skorpionen und anderen Spinnentieren. Denisia 12: 271-280 pdf

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

Kolosváry G (1934b) Beiträge zur Spinnenfauna Siebenbürgens. Folia Zoologica et Hydrobiologica, Rigā 7: 38-43 pdf

Kostanjšek R, Kuntner M (2015) Araneae Sloveniae: a national spider species checklist. ZooKeys 474: 1-91 pdf

Loksa I (1972) Pokok II-Araneae II. Fauna Hungariae 109: 1-112 pdf

Lugetti G, Tongiorgi P (1969) Ricerche sul genere Alopecosa Simon (Araneae-Lycosidae). Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali B76: 1-100 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

Samu F, Szinetár C (1999) Bibliographic check list of the Hungarian spider fauna. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 11: 161-184 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (14.02.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

16-02-2016 Distribution update Detail
10-12-2013 Image insert