Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Arctosa  C. L. Koch, 1847   37 species

Arctosa personata  (L. Koch, 1872)

Description

Epigyne with groove, wider anteriorly than posteriorly, margins of median bar merging with margin of anterior epigynal pocket. Prosoma reddish, bright median band broad anteriorly, narrow and serrated posteriorly, lateral bands striking. Prosoma length female: 3.8-4.7 mm, prosoma length male: 3.8-4.8 mm. Chelicerae with 3 teeth on cheliceral furrow margin. Legs yellow-reddish, annulated in males. Metatarsus I-II with short spines, spines on tibia I reduced or missing. Opisthosoma yellowish green, narrow median stripe arrow-shaped, flanked by a bright, longish spot on each side.

Body length male: 7.15 mm
Body length female: 9-12.4 mm
Additional information

Prefers warm conditions, under stones, in dry habitats in medium altitudes

Frequency: Rarely found

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Western Mediterranean
Phenology
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Distribution List
Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2020) ||| France   (no references) ||| France / Corsica   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2020) ||| Slovenia   (Kostanjšek & Kuntner, 2015) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Switzerland   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2021a) |||
References

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2021a) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2021 [last updated 1 January 2021], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info pdf

Gaymard M, Lecigne S (2018) Contribution à la connaissance de l'aranéofaune (Araneae) du Gard et en particulier du massif des Gorges du Gardon (Occitanie, France). Bulletin de l'Association Française d'Arachnologie 1: 1-39 pdf

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

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

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

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: 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

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
17-12-2018 Image insert
21-10-2015 Distribution update Detail
01-12-2013 Distribution update Detail
15-04-2013 Distribution update Detail