Wolf Spiders

Wolf Spider in petri dish

wolf spider

Wolf Spiders

Scientific name:
(Araneae: Lycosidae)

Facts: Wolf spiders are dull colored and are usually active at night. They capture prey by hunting rather than by waiting in a web. One common species is Rhabidosa rabida (Walckenaer) which is marked with chevrons (sargent stripes) down the back.

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