Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Pardosa  C. L. Koch, 1847   113 species

Pardosa pullata  (Clerck, 1757)


Male palp with pointed tegular apophysis, hardly reaching to margin of cymbium in ventral view, distinctly separated from margin of cymbium in lateral view. A connecting line between centres of both anterior epigynal pockets, cutting septum medially. Anterior margin of epigynal pockets indented medially. Prosoma red-brown, median longitudinal band reddish anteriorly, yellow posteriorly. Prosoma length: 2.3-2.9 mm. Legs reddish, not annulated. Metatarsus and tarsus I-II with scopula hairs. Opisthosoma reddish brown with black pattern, arrow-shaped stripe yellowish.

Body length male: 4-5 mm
Body length female: 4-6 mm
Additional information

In different habitats with low vegetation (meadows, acres, water borders, damp areas)

Frequency: Frequent

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe, Russia, Central Asia
 male  female

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