Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Pardosa  C. L. Koch, 1847   126 species

Pardosa pertinax  von Helversen, 2000


Male palp with distinctly bent anterior part of tegular apophysis, forms a sickle-shaped structure together with lateral part. Prosoma dark brown, with small black bristles, median stripe distinct, white haired. Prosoma length: 2.8-3.0 mm. Sternum dark brown, with black hairs. Chelicerae dark brown. Coxa to femur dark brown, with long, dark hairs, distal part of femora to tarsi pale yellow. Opisthosoma dark brown with white hairs, without median stripe, ventrally dark. Spinnerets dark.

Body length male: 5.4 mm
Body length female: 5.0 mm
Additional information

In mountainous beech forests.

No illustrations for females available.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Greece, Turkey
Distribution List
Greece   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (no references) |||

Töpfer-Hofmann G, Cordes D, von Helversen O (2000) Cryptic species and behavioural isolation in the Pardosa lugubris group (Araneae, Lycosidae), with description of two new species. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 11: 257-274 pdf

Uyar Z, Dolejš P (2017) New records and notes on some spiders (Araneae: Lycosidae, Salticidae, Theridiidae) from Turkey. Entomological News 127: 51-63 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

12-08-2017 Image insert
12-08-2017 Distribution update Detail