Trochosa

Trochosa is a genus of spiders in the family Lycosidae. Trochosa spiders have been sighted 61 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Trochosa includes 9 countries and 25 states in the United States. Trochosa 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: Trochosa

Author

Carl Ludwig Koch, 1847

Sightings Overview

There have been 61 confirmed sightings of Trochosa, with the most recent sighting submitted on June 5, 2019 by Spider ID member ninaallan1. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 61 sightings because of certain Trochosa sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 5% of the time, Trochosa spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 61)
  • Sex: 7 female and 5 male.
  • Environment: Trochosa has been sighted 38 times outdoors, and 29 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (12). Low foliage (4). Ground layer (15). Under rock or debris (5). 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, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin.

Seasonality

Trochosa has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January: 1
  • February: 3
  • March: 8
  • April: 17
  • May: 20
  • June: 7
  • July:
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  • September:
  • October: 3
  • November: 1
  • December: 1

Trochosa Species


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