Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Aulonia  C. L. Koch, 1847   2 species

Aulonia albimana  (Walckenaer, 1805)

Description

Prosoma dark brown, with slender, white margin. Sternum almost black. Legs yellowish, bright. Femur I black. Opisthosoma black-brown, anteriorly with some bright hairs, posteriorly sometimes with 3-4 bright tufts of hairs.

Palpal patella in both sexes remarkably yellow-white.

Body length male: 3.8 mm
Body length female: 4.1-4.4 mm
Additional information

Under stones and on moss in sunny and dry localities. Unusual for lycosids, this species builds funnel webs, usually in the moss.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Sicily (Dentici & Amata 2018): probably misidentification
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Iran
Phenology
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Figures
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