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

Arctosa leopardus  (Sundevall, 1833)

Description
Tegular apophysis medially with triangular, pointed projection. Epigyne with triangular median part, reaching epigastric furrow. Prosoma red-brown, dark, median and lateral stripes not very striking, lateral longitudinal stripes consisting of 4-5 spots. Prosoma length female: 2.9-4.1 mm, prosoma length male: 3.0-4.1 mm. Legs reddish yellow, annulated. Opisthosoma dark, median with slender, arrow-shaped, yellowish longitudinal stripe, posteriorly 2 rows of yellow-greenish spots. Body length male: 5-7 mm
Body length female: 8.5-10 mm
Additional information
near water, in moss and humid ground litter, up to 1100 m

Frequency: Frequent

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2017): Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia to Central Asia
Phenology
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References

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Updates
31-03-2017 Image insert