Pardosa blanda (C. L. Koch, 1833)

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Description of Pardosa blanda

Physical Characteristics

Female 7 mm.
Abdomen black-brown with a brown median band, a black and white outlined cardiac mark and white chevrons flanked by two rows of white spots.
Carapace black-brown with a thin white median band and two thin white bands along the side.
Legs and palps clearly annulated.

Male 5 to 6 mm.
Markings and colours almost identical to the female.


Sunny, open areas and meadows. In the mountains between 1000 and 3000 m.


Occurs in Central and southern Europe.


Spring and summer.