Trochosa ruricola

Featured spider picture The spider species Trochosa ruricola belongs to the genus Trochosa, in the family Lycosidae. Trochosa ruricola spiders have been sighted 11 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Trochosa ruricola includes 3 countries and 7 states in the United States. Trochosa ruricola 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
  • Species: Trochosa ruricola

Author

(De Geer, 1778)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 11 confirmed sightings of Trochosa ruricola, 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 11 sightings because of certain Trochosa ruricola sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 18% of the time, Trochosa ruricola spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 11)
  • Sex: 2 female and 3 male.
  • Environment: Trochosa ruricola has been sighted 6 times outdoors, and 5 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (3). Ground layer (2). Under rock or debris (1).

Location and Range

Trochosa ruricola has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, United Kingdom, United States.

Trochosa ruricola has also been sighted in the following states: Idaho, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island.

Seasonality

Trochosa ruricola has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January:
  • February:
  • March:
  • April: 3
  • May: 4
  • June: 1
  • July:
  • August:
  • September:
  • October: 2
  • November: 1
  • December:

Additional Remarks

Type species.


Featured Pictures

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