Pardosa
(Thin-legged Wolf Spiders)

Pardosa, commonly known as Thin-legged Wolf Spiders, is a genus of spiders in the family Lycosidae. Pardosa spiders have been sighted 47 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Pardosa includes 7 countries and 14 states in the United States. Pardosa 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: Pardosa

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

Thin-legged Wolf Spiders

Other Common Names

Wolf Spiders

Author

Carl Ludwig Koch, 1847

Sightings Overview

There have been 47 confirmed sightings of Pardosa (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on June 7, 2018 by Spider ID member spybug. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 47 sightings because of certain Pardosa sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 2% of the time, Pardosa spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 44)
  • Sex: 9 female and 8 male.
  • Environment: Pardosa has been sighted 52 times outdoors, and 4 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (12). Low foliage (6). Ground layer (21). Under rock or debris (2). Freshwater river, lake, stream (4). Saltwater (1). Open field, pasture, grassland (2). Forest (1). Cave (1). Desert area (2).

Location and Range

Pardosa (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: Belgium, Canada, Greece, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom, United States.

Pardosa has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, California, Colorado, Georgia, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin.

Seasonality

Pardosa has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January: 2
  • February: 6
  • March: 4
  • April: 6
  • May: 12
  • June: 4
  • July: 4
  • August: 1
  • September: 1
  • October: 1
  • November: 6
  • December:


Pardosa Species


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Picture of Pardosa spp. (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders) - Female - Egg sacs,Lateral Enlarge Picture
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