Tasmanicosa

Picture ID 5170

Picture of Tasmanicosa - Dorsal

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Hi wondering what this spider is was found on my sons shorts outside

  • Submitted by: 
    Amanda
  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2018
  • Photographed: Feb 9, 2018
  • Spider: Tasmanicosa
  • Location: Millicent, SA, Australia
  • Spotted Outdoors: Ground layer (leaf litter, dirt, grass, etc)
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes: Dorsal
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ItsyBitsy

Hi, welcome to Spider ID. šŸ™‚ You found a Wolf Spider (Lycosidae). Iā€™m not familiar with the species in your region but this Lycosa looks similar enough to at least be the right genus:
http://www.lycosidae.info/identification/australia/Lycosamusgravei.html

ItsyBitsy

I just realized the species I used for comparison is placed in Tasmanicosa now. Refiled.

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