Pardosa
(Thin-legged Wolf Spiders)

Picture ID 12482

Picture of Pardosa (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders) - Female - Dorsal,Egg sacs

Comments & ID Thoughts

I have no clue on what this spider is. I was wondering what is that white ball under the spider.

Thank you

  • Submitted by: 
    Nbio
  • Submitted: May 9, 2018
  • Photographed: May 5, 2018
  • Spider: Pardosa (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders)
  • Sex: 
    Sex icon
  • Maturity: 
    Adult
  • Location: Santa Cruz, California, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Ground layer (leaf litter, dirt, grass, etc),Freshwater river, lake, stream,Saltwater ocean, river, lake, stream,Open field, pasture, prairie, grassland,Forest
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes: Dorsal, Egg sacs
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BugmanDan
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Hi, this looks more wolf spider, and typical how she is holding her egg sac.
The only fishing spider out west is Dolomedes triton, 6 spotted fishing spider and much a semi aquaiic sort.
https://bugguide.net/node/view/1990/bgimage
I really can’t peg your wolfie from this, Here is a small Pardosa spp. I found with her egg sac:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/32083154@N02/9465474946/in/dateposted/

ItsyBitsy
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This is a Pardosa, filed.

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