Click on the pictures for a larger view.
Look for the description of the species at the bottom of the page.
Description of Pardosa amentata (Spotted wolf spider)
Female 6 to 8 mm.
Abdomen dark brown with a very faint cardiac mark.
Carapace dark brown with a wavy light brown median band.
Legs and palps light-dark annulated.
Male approximately 6 mm.
Abdomen black-brown with light brown hairs.
Carapace black brown with a thin light brown median band.
Legs light brown with black-brown spots on the femora.
Damp open places and along riverbanks. Up to 2,300 m.
Common in the whole of Europe.
Spring, summer and early autumn.