Lycosa is a genus of spiders in the family Lycosidae. Lycosa spiders have been sighted 5 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Lycosa includes 4 countries and 0 states in the United States. Lycosa is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of February.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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


Pierre André Latreille, 1804

Sightings Overview

There have been 5 confirmed sightings of Lycosa, with the most recent sighting submitted on May 15, 2019 by Spider ID member alireza. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 5 sightings because of certain Lycosa sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Lycosa spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 5)
  • Sex: 2 female and 1 male.
  • Environment: Lycosa has been sighted 4 times outdoors, and 2 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Ground layer (3). Desert area (1).

Location and Range

Lycosa has been sighted in the following countries: Australia, Ecuador, Iran, Slovakia.


Lycosa has been primarily sighted during the month of February.

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

Lycosa Species

Featured Pictures

Picture of Lycosa spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosa spp. - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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