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Species Pardosa distincta

small wolf spider - Pardosa distincta Pardosa sp? - Pardosa distincta Wolf Spider - Pardosa distincta Pedipalp, ventral view of left palp - Pardosa distincta - male Adult Male - Pardosa distincta - male Pardosa distincta - female Pardosa distincta - female another from Island View Beach - Pardosa distincta - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders)
Genus Pardosa (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders)
Species distincta (Pardosa distincta)
Explanation of Names
(Blackwall, 1846)
Identification
Male
Left palp, ventral view:


Coloration in adult males can vary from pale to dark (these examples are from Alberta):