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Species Arctosa perita

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Classification
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 Arctosa
Species perita (Arctosa perita)
Explanation of Names
(Latreille, 1799)
Range
Southwestern British Columbia (introduced to North America in recent decades); also Europe, Asia, North Africa.(1)(2)
May also be established on islands in northwestern Washington; see Rod Crawford's image of a male: http://crawford.tardigrade.net/journal/album8224.html
Works Cited
1.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.
2.Revision of the wolf spiders of the genus Arctosa
C. D. Dondale and J. H. Redner. 1983. J. Arachnol., 11:1-30.