Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Arctosa  C. L. Koch, 1847   24 species

Arctosa alpigena lamperti  Dahl, 1908


Prosoma red-brown, black spotted. Prosoma length female: 3.6 mm, prosoma length male: 3.0 mm. Legs reddish, strongly annulated with black. Opisthosoma reddish, cardiac mark white yellowish, not broadened anteriorly, black margined, posteriorly 2-3 dark spots, laterally 2-3 circular, black spots from which fine, dark lines extend.

Body length male: 5.7-7.1 mm
Body length female: 6.4-8.5 mm
Additional information

In Sphagnum of raised bogs, up to 1700 m.

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Distribution comment: Record from Italy removed. It was based on a misidentification (see Buchar & Thaler, 1995a); Record for Norway: Løvbrekke (2016) pers. comm.
Global distribution (WSC 2017): Central, Eastern Europe
 male  female

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S (2015) The Spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, online at (accessed on 09.03.2015)

Buchar J (1981) Zur Lycosiden-Fauna von Tirol (Araneae: Lycosidae). Vest Cs Spolec Zool 45: 4-13

Buchar J, Thaler K (1995a) Die Wolfspinnen von Österreich 2: Gattungen Arctosa, Tricca, Trochosa (Arachnida, Araneida: Lycosidae) - Faunistisch-tiergeographische Übersicht. Carinthia II 185: 481-498

Miller F (1971) Pavouci-Araneida In: Daniel M & Cerny V. (Hrsg.) Klic zvireny CSSR, Dil. IV. Ceskoslovenska Akademie Ved, Prag: 51-306

van Helsdingen P J (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at

World Spider Catalog (2017) World Spider Catalog, version 18.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at, accessed on 23.01.2017

05-05-2017 Distribution update Old value
29-08-2016 Distribution update Old value
29-12-2015 Image insert
25-06-2013 Distribution update Old value