Geolycosa
(Burrowing Wolf Spiders)

Geolycosa, commonly known as Burrowing Wolf Spiders, is a genus of spiders in the family Lycosidae. Geolycosa spiders have been sighted 12 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Geolycosa includes 1 countries and 8 states in the United States. Geolycosa is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of May.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

Burrowing Wolf Spiders

Other Common Names

Burrowing Wolf Spiders

Author

Montgomery, 1904

Sightings Overview

There have been 12 confirmed sightings of Geolycosa (Burrowing Wolf Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on October 16, 2018 by Spider ID member apeadape. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 12 sightings because of certain Geolycosa sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Geolycosa spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 11)
  • Sex: 0 female and 3 male.
  • Environment: Geolycosa has been sighted 16 times outdoors, and 3 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (3). Low foliage (1). Ground layer (6). Forest (2). Desert area (4).

Location and Range

Geolycosa (Burrowing Wolf Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Geolycosa has also been sighted in the following states: Arizona, Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah.

Seasonality

Geolycosa has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

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


Geolycosa Species


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Picture of Geolycosa spp. (Burrowing Wolf Spiders) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Geolycosa spp. (Burrowing Wolf Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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