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 70 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Pardosa includes 7 countries and 18 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 70 confirmed sightings of Pardosa (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on May 23, 2019 by Spider ID member skeptixal0818. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 70 sightings because of certain Pardosa sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 1% of the time, Pardosa spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 67)
  • Sex: 11 female and 9 male.
  • Environment: Pardosa has been sighted 80 times outdoors, and 7 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (19). Low foliage (16). Ground layer (25). Under rock or debris (5). Freshwater river, lake, stream (5). Saltwater (1). Open field, pasture, grassland (2). Forest (3). Cave (1). Desert area (3).

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, Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin.

Seasonality

Pardosa has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January: 3
  • February: 6
  • March: 8
  • April: 17
  • May: 19
  • June: 4
  • July: 4
  • August: 1
  • September: 1
  • October: 1
  • November: 6
  • December:

Pardosa Species


Featured Pictures

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