Arctosa perita
(Sand Bear Wolf Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Arctosa perita, commonly known as Sand Bear Wolf Spider, belongs to the genus Arctosa, in the family Lycosidae. Arctosa perita spiders have been sighted 2 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Arctosa perita includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Arctosa perita is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of November.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Lycosidae
  • Genus: Arctosa
  • Species: Arctosa perita

Other Common Names

Sand Bear Wolf Spider


(Latreille, 1799)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 2 confirmed sightings of Arctosa perita (Sand Bear Wolf Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on April 30, 2019 by Spider ID member rickcwest. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 2 sightings because of certain Arctosa perita sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Arctosa perita spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 2)
  • Sex: 0 female and 1 male.
  • Environment: Arctosa perita has been sighted 3 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1). Ground layer (1). Forest (1).

Location and Range

Arctosa perita (Sand Bear Wolf Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: Canada.


Arctosa perita has been primarily sighted during the month of November.

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  • April: 1
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  • November: 1
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Featured Pictures

Picture of Arctosa perita (Sand Bear Wolf Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Arctosa perita (Sand Bear Wolf Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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