Trochosa

Trochosa is a genus of spiders in the family Lycosidae. Trochosa spiders have been sighted 35 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Trochosa includes 7 countries and 20 states in the United States. Trochosa 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: Trochosa

Author

Carl Ludwig Koch, 1847

Sightings Overview

There have been 35 confirmed sightings of Trochosa, with the most recent sighting submitted on December 9, 2018 by Spider ID member mcv. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 35 sightings because of certain Trochosa sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 6% of the time, Trochosa spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 35)
  • Sex: 3 female and 5 male.
  • Environment: Trochosa has been sighted 18 times outdoors, and 19 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (7). Low foliage (2). Ground layer (7). Under rock or debris (1). Open field, pasture, grassland (1).

Location and Range

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

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

Seasonality

Trochosa has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January:
  • February: 2
  • March: 3
  • April: 10
  • May: 12
  • June: 3
  • July:
  • August:
  • September:
  • October: 3
  • November: 1
  • December: 1


Trochosa Species


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