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Wolf Spider - Gladicosa pulchra - female

Wolf Spider - Gladicosa pulchra - Female
Rockwoods Reservation, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
November 7, 2017
Size: 18 mm
Found at night by eye-shine at edge of oak-hickory-maple forest in valley near visitor's center.
(Individual was initially identified and posted to BG as Alopecosa kochi)
In-situ image was taken the following morning.
Ventral sternum and abdomen image is with specimen in vial.
Effort was made to collect epigynum image without harming the individual.

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Moved
Moved from Alopecosa kochi.
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Yes,
Thank you. This correction also clears up anomalies with range and habitat. I have modified my remarks to reflect the change.
Looking back I see that the American Museum of Natural History, Family: Lycosidae key I had used to determine Genus does not include Gladicosa. Ubick's manual would have been a better tool.(1)
The individual continues to thrive in a small terrarium.

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