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Species Rabidosa rabida - Rabid Wolf Spider

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynes )
Family Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders)
Genus Rabidosa
Species rabida (Rabid Wolf Spider)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lycosa rabida
Length of female 16 to 21 mm; of male 11 to 12 mm (1).
The ground color is yellow, with brownish to black longitudinal stripes. In this species, the median dark band of the abdomen is broken and encloses lighter areas. The male has leg I dark brown or black. The venter is not spotted (1).
New England to Florida and west to Oklahoma and Nebraska (1).
Works Cited
1.How to Know the Spiders
B. J. Kaston. 1978. WCB/McGraw-Hill.