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Wolf spider

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Species:
Artoria mckayi
(ID by Volker Framenau)
Family:
Lycosidae
Body length:
female: about 8 mm?
male: about 6 mm?
Habitat:
Wanders at ground level
Toxicity:
Uncertain; handle with caution
Artoria mckayi

This species has surface markings that are quite similar to those other members of the same family, although it is probably smaller than Lycosa species.

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Some other darker lycosids.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 26 October 2009.