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Species Hogna frondicola

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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 Hogna
Species frondicola (Hogna frondicola)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
previously Lycosa frondicola
Female: 11 to 14 mm
Male: 9 to 12 mm
Dark brown with light grey markings. The venter is black. (1)

Carapace generally has a wide grey stripe down the center and white on the edges. There are also two to four black dots in the center of the abdomen.
Yukon Territory to Newfoundland, south to California and Alabama(2)
Works Cited
1.How to Know the Spiders
B. J. Kaston. 1978. WCB/McGraw-Hill.
2.The Wolf Spiders, Nurseryweb Spiders, and Lynx Spiders of Canada and Alaska
Dondale, Charles D. and James H. Redner. 1990. Canadian Government Publishing Centre, Ottawa.