Alopecosa

Alopecosa is a genus of spiders in the family Lycosidae. Alopecosa spiders have been sighted 21 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Alopecosa includes 4 countries and 3 states in the United States. Alopecosa is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of March.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Lycosidae
  • Genus: Alopecosa

Author

Eugène Simon, 1885

Sightings Overview

There have been 21 confirmed sightings of Alopecosa, with the most recent sighting submitted on April 11, 2019 by Spider ID member mckayperry. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 21 sightings because of certain Alopecosa sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 10% of the time, Alopecosa spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 21)
  • Sex: 2 female and 2 male.
  • Environment: Alopecosa has been sighted 17 times outdoors, and 9 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (4). Low foliage (1). Ground layer (8). Freshwater river, lake, stream (1). Saltwater (1). Forest (2).

Location and Range

Alopecosa has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, Greece, Spain, United States.

Alopecosa has also been sighted in the following states: Arizona, California, Washington.

Seasonality

Alopecosa has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

  • January: 1
  • February: 1
  • March: 7
  • April: 6
  • May: 1
  • June: 2
  • July:
  • August: 1
  • September:
  • October:
  • November:
  • December: 2


Alopecosa Species


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