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Species Pardosa vancouveri

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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 Pardosa (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders)
Species vancouveri (Pardosa vancouveri)
Identification
The epigynum does not separate females from other species, but the males of P. vancouveri can be distinguished by the thickened "club foot" of tarsus I. (Vogel 2004)
Range
Oregon, Washington, & British Columbia.
Habitat
Marshes, grasslands, and meadows at low elevations.
Season
Maturity is reached in the spring, after overwintering as juveniles.
See Also
Other species of Pardosa.
Print References
Vogel, B. R., 2004. "A review of the spider genera Pardosa and Acantholycosa (Araneae, Lycosidae) of the 48 contiguous United States." J. Arachnol. 32: 55-108. (online PDF)
Internet References
Washington.edu - image and information from Rod Crawford.