Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Arctosa  C. L. Koch, 1847   36 species

Arctosa personata  (L. Koch, 1872)

Description
Male

Prosoma reddish, bright median band broad anteriorly, narrow and serrated posteriorly, lateral bands striking. Prosoma length: 3.8-4.8 mm. Chelicerae with 3 teeth on cheliceral furrow margin. Legs yellow-reddish, annulated. 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: 7.1-7.2 mm
Female

Epigyne with groove, wider anteriorly than posteriorly, margins of median bar merging with margin of anterior epigynal pocket. Prosoma length: 3.8-4.7 mm. Legs yellow-reddish.

Body length female: 9.0-12.4 mm
Additional information

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

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Records from Turkey and Caucasus should be confirmed
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Western Mediterranean
Phenology
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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.

Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2022) ||| France   (Iorio, 2023) ||| France / Corsica   (Le Peru, 2007) ||| Georgia   (Ponomarev & Komarov, 2015; Otto, 2022) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2022; Ponomarev, 2022) ||| Slovenia   (Kostanjšek & Kuntner, 2015) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Switzerland   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2024a) |||
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, Coşar İ (2024a) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2024 [last updated 01 January 2024], 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

Iorio E (2023) Les peuplements d’araignées (Araneae) de la réserve naturelle régionale des Isles du Drac (Isère, France), avec focus sur deux zones humides. Bulletin de l'Association Française d'Arachnologie 10: 4-40 pdf

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

Le Peru B (2007) Catalogue et répartition des araignées de France. Revue Arachnologique 16: 1-468 pdf

Otto S (2022) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 02.2022. 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

Ponomarev A V (2022) Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the southeast of the Russian Plain: catalogue, the fauna specific features. SSC RAS Publishers, Rostov-on-Don, 640 pp. pdf

Ponomarev A V, Komarov Y E (2015) Spiders (Aranei) of the Republic of South Ossetia. The South of Russia: ecology, development 10: 116-147 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
20-09-2023 Distribution update Detail
20-09-2023 Distribution insert Detail
08-05-2023 Image insert
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17-12-2018 Image insert
21-10-2015 Distribution update Detail
01-12-2013 Distribution update Detail
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