Alopecosa

Alopecosa is a genus of spiders in the family Lycosidae. Alopecosa spiders have been sighted 23 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Alopecosa includes 5 countries and 3 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 23 confirmed sightings of Alopecosa, with the most recent sighting submitted on May 1, 2019 by Spider ID member tas-sv. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 23 sightings because of certain Alopecosa sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 9% of the time, Alopecosa spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 23)
  • Sex: 3 female and 2 male.
  • Environment: Alopecosa has been sighted 18 times outdoors, and 10 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (4). Low foliage (2). Ground layer (8). Freshwater river, lake, stream (1). Saltwater (1). Forest (2).

Location and Range

Alopecosa has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, Chile, 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 April.

  • January: 1
  • February: 1
  • March: 7
  • April: 8
  • May: 1
  • June: 2
  • July:
  • August: 1
  • September:
  • October:
  • November:
  • December: 2

Alopecosa Species


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