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Species Arctosa sanctaerosae - Santa Rosa Wolf Spider

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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 (Entelegynae)
Family Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders)
Genus Arctosa
Species sanctaerosae (Santa Rosa Wolf Spider)
Explanation of Names
The specific epithet refers to the type locality, Santa Rosa Island, FL.
Identification
The white to light orange color and single (as opposed to no) dorsal tibial macroseta.
Range
Horn Island, MS to Bald Point State Park in Eastern Franklin Co., FL.
Habitat
This species is most common in secondary dunes where there is loose, shifting sand.
Season
Most records are from autumn to spring.