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

Pardosa agricola  (Thorell, 1856)

Description
Male

Tegular apophysis long and blunt. Terminal apophysis with 2 small teeth. Prosoma with light median band, broadened posteriorly. Prosoma length: 2.8-3.0 mm.

Body length male: 5.5-6.5 mm
Female

Septum approx. as wide as long, the sides S-shaped. Prosoma dark brown, longitudianl bands variable. Prosoma length: 2.7-3.3 mm. Legs yellow, annulated. Opisthosoma dark with red-brown markings.

Body length female: 6-8 mm
Additional information

In open, sandy terrain, in stony banks, not in elevated regions, more frequent in Northern Europe and Central Europe.

Video:

Courtship behaviour (Chiarle et al. 2013) ( 1 ) ( 2 )

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Omitted from the Italian checklist by Pantini & Isaia (2015)
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe to Kazakhstan
Phenology
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Figures
References

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Chiarle A, Kronestedt T, Isaia M (2013) Courtship behavior in European species of the genus Pardosa (Araneae: Lycosidae). J Arachnol 41: 108-125

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World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
10-09-2018 Image insert
18-04-2016 Image insert
13-10-2015 Image insert
10-09-2015 Image insert
29-12-2014 Distribution update Old value
15-10-2013 Distribution update Old value