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Wolf spider

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

The identity of this spider is based on direct advice from Dr. Volker Framenau and on the drawings included in his article http://www.lycosidae.info/identification/australia/.

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


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 13 May 2017.