Lycosidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Pardosa  C. L. Koch, 1847   113 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 2018): Greece, Turkey

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

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. Bull Br Arachnol Soc 11 (7): 257-274

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

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern, online at, version 19.0, accessed on 14.01.2018. doi: 10.24436/2

12-08-2017 Image insert
12-08-2017 Distribution update Old value