Schizocosa
(Lanceolate Wolf Spiders)

Schizocosa, commonly known as Lanceolate Wolf Spiders, is a genus of spiders in the family Lycosidae. Schizocosa spiders have been sighted 72 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Schizocosa includes 2 countries and 26 states in the United States. Schizocosa is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of May.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Lanceolate Wolf Spiders

Author

Ralph Vary Chamberlin, 1904

Sightings Overview

There have been 72 confirmed sightings of Schizocosa (Lanceolate Wolf Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on June 7, 2019 by Spider ID member sue. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 72 sightings because of certain Schizocosa sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 4% of the time, Schizocosa spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 72)
  • Sex: 5 female and 19 male.
  • Environment: Schizocosa has been sighted 35 times outdoors, and 43 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (10). Low foliage (4). High foliage (1). Ground layer (16). Under rock or debris (2). Open field, pasture, grassland (1). Desert area (1).

Location and Range

Schizocosa (Lanceolate Wolf Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, United States.

Schizocosa has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Seasonality

Schizocosa has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January:
  • February: 1
  • March: 2
  • April: 7
  • May: 39
  • June: 16
  • July: 2
  • August:
  • September:
  • October: 3
  • November: 2
  • December:

Schizocosa Species


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Picture of Schizocosa spp. (Lanceolate Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Schizocosa spp. (Lanceolate Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Schizocosa spp. (Lanceolate Wolf Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Schizocosa spp. (Lanceolate Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Schizocosa spp. (Lanceolate Wolf Spiders) - Male - Lateral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Schizocosa spp. (Lanceolate Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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