Alopecosa

Alopecosa is a genus of spiders in the family Lycosidae. Alopecosa spiders have been sighted 15 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Alopecosa includes 4 countries and 2 states in the United States. Alopecosa is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of April.

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 15 confirmed sightings of Alopecosa, with the most recent sighting submitted on August 31, 2018 by Spider ID member rickcwest. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 15 sightings because of certain Alopecosa sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 13% of the time, Alopecosa spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 15)
  • Sex: 1 female and 1 male.
  • Environment: Alopecosa has been sighted 13 times outdoors, and 6 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (3). Ground layer (6). 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.

Seasonality

Alopecosa has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

  • January: 1
  • February: 1
  • March: 3
  • April: 5
  • May: 1
  • June: 1
  • July:
  • August: 1
  • September:
  • October:
  • November:
  • December: 2


Alopecosa Species


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