Pardosa nigriceps

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Pardosa nigriceps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Family: Lycosidae
Genus: Pardosa
Species: P. nigriceps
Binomial name
Pardosa nigriceps
Thorell, 1856

Pardosa nigriceps is a species of wolf spider in the family Lycosidae.[1] This European spider is common on heaths and open spaces where there is low vegetation and bushes.[2] The males have characteristically black palps due to a thick covering of hair.[2] Males are 4-5mm in size the females are bigger at 5-7mm with a larger abdomen.[2]

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  1. ^ "The World Spider Catalog, Version 10.0, Norman I. Platnick, 2009". 
  2. ^ a b c Michael J Roberts (1985). The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland. 1. Harley books. ISBN 0-946589-12-7. 

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