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Venatrix hickmani

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Species:
Venatrix hickmani
(ID source is Framenau VW and Vink C (2001) "Revision of the wolf spider genus Venatrix Roewer (Araneae: Lycosidae)" Invertebrate Systematics 15 927-970.
Family:
Lycosidae
Body length:
female: 8.7 mm
male: 7.5 mm
Habitat:
In a burrow in the ground or wandering above ground
Toxicity:
Bites may cause mild illness
Venatrix hickmani

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: A number of other lycosid species, especially members of the genus Venatrix.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 2 January 2018.