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Species Pardosa xerampelina

Adult Female - Pardosa xerampelina - female Adult Male - Pardosa xerampelina - male Adult Female - Pardosa xerampelina - female Camo Wolf Spider - Pardosa xerampelina Habitus, dorsal view - Pardosa xerampelina - male Fishing spider? - Pardosa xerampelina Banded-leg lycosid - Pardosa xerampelina thin-legged wolf spider - Pardosa xerampelina - female
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 xerampelina (Pardosa xerampelina)



In Alberta there are two color morphs that appear quite different from each other (the palp for each specimen is directly below its picture):

left palp, ventral view (P. xerampelina)

Some Pardosa xerampelina males may look similar to P. altamontis. Rod Crawfod explains how to tell them apart:

"...the color of the male palps in Pardosa sp. is rather species-specific. Notice how the basal palp segments in P. altamontis are yellow. The front legs also are much more yellow than your specimen. And P. altamontis is mainly an eastern Wash. species - the western Wash. vicariant is P. vancouveri..."
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~ - Image of a male Pardosa xerampelina.