Tigrosa aspersa
(Tiger Wolf Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Tigrosa aspersa, commonly known as Tiger Wolf Spider, belongs to the genus Tigrosa, in the family Lycosidae. Tigrosa aspersa spiders have been sighted 28 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Tigrosa aspersa includes 1 countries and 15 states in the United States. Tigrosa aspersa 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: Tigrosa
  • Species: Tigrosa aspersa

Other Common Names

Tiger Wolf Spider, Woodland Giant Wolf Spider

Author

Nicholas Marcellus Hentz, 1844

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Sightings Overview

There have been 28 confirmed sightings of Tigrosa aspersa (Tiger Wolf Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on July 17, 2019 by Spider ID member tatejulius. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 28 sightings because of certain Tigrosa aspersa sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 7% of the time, Tigrosa aspersa spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 28)
  • Sex: 14 female and 3 male.
  • Environment: Tigrosa aspersa has been sighted 31 times outdoors, and 6 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (6). Low foliage (2). High foliage (2). Ground layer (14). Under rock or debris (2). Freshwater river, lake, stream (1). Open field, pasture, grassland (2). Forest (2).

Location and Range

Tigrosa aspersa (Tiger Wolf Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Tigrosa aspersa has also been sighted in the following states: Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin.

Seasonality

Tigrosa aspersa has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January:
  • February: 1
  • March: 1
  • April: 2
  • May: 8
  • June: 4
  • July: 2
  • August: 1
  • September: 4
  • October: 5
  • November:
  • December:

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Featured Pictures

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