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Rabidosa rabida
(Rabid Wolf Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Rabidosa rabida, commonly known as Rabid Wolf Spider, belongs to the genus Rabidosa, in the family Lycosidae. Rabidosa rabida spiders have been sighted 14 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Rabidosa rabida includes 1 countries and 7 states in the United States. Rabidosa rabida 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: Rabidosa
  • Species: Rabidosa rabida

Other Common Names

Rabid Wolf Spider

Author

Charles Athanase Walckenaer, 1837

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Sightings Overview

There have been 14 confirmed sightings of Rabidosa rabida (Rabid Wolf Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on January 10, 2024 by Spider ID member asgta99. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 14 sightings because of certain Rabidosa rabida sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 7% of the time, Rabidosa rabida spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 14)
  • Sex: 0 female and 4 male.
  • Environment: Rabidosa rabida has been sighted 8 times outdoors, and 7 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (2). Low foliage (1). Ground layer (4). Under rock or debris (1).

Location and Range

Rabidosa rabida (Rabid Wolf Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Rabidosa rabida has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia.

Seasonality

Rabidosa rabida has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January: 1
  • February:
  • March:
  • April:
  • May: 5
  • June: 2
  • July:
  • August: 3
  • September: 1
  • October: 1
  • November: 1
  • December:

Featured Pictures

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Picture of Rabidosa rabida (Rabid Wolf Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Rabidosa rabida (Rabid Wolf Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Rabidosa rabida (Rabid Wolf Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Rabidosa rabida (Rabid Wolf Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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