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

Arctosa perita  (Latreille, 1799)


Tegular apophysis of male palp with strong ventral tooth. Epigyne with broad and strongly sclerotised anterior margin of epigynal pocket. Prosoma yellow-brownish to red-brown, narrow, slender. Median stripe broad, serrated posteriorly, lateral stripes consisting of irregular, bright spots. Prosoma length female: 4.0 mm or smaller, prosoma length male: 3.0-3.9 mm. Legs distinctly annulated. Opisthosoma brown, with arrow-shaped, yellow median stripe, flanked by 2 whitish, yellowish or reddish spots, 2 or more pairs of spots posteriorly.

Body length male: 6-8 mm
Body length female: 6-8 mm
Additional information

on sandy grounds, sea coast, near water and in heathland

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe, North Africa, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia. Introduced to Canada
 male  female

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