Trochosa

Trochosa is a genus of spiders in the family Lycosidae. Trochosa spiders have been sighted 47 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Trochosa includes 9 countries and 22 states in the United States. Trochosa is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of April.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Author

Carl Ludwig Koch, 1847

Sightings Overview

There have been 47 confirmed sightings of Trochosa, with the most recent sighting submitted on April 15, 2019 by Spider ID member lmkrug. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 47 sightings because of certain Trochosa sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 4% of the time, Trochosa spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 47)
  • Sex: 4 female and 5 male.
  • Environment: Trochosa has been sighted 29 times outdoors, and 24 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (9). Low foliage (3). Ground layer (11). Under rock or debris (4). Open field, pasture, grassland (2).

Location and Range

Trochosa has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, Czech Republic, Hungary, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States.

Trochosa has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin.

Seasonality

Trochosa has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

  • January: 1
  • February: 3
  • March: 8
  • April: 14
  • May: 12
  • June: 4
  • July:
  • August:
  • September:
  • October: 3
  • November: 1
  • December: 1


Trochosa Species


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