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Species Hogna baltimoriana

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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 Hogna
Species baltimoriana (Hogna baltimoriana)
Explanation of Names
Author of the name: Keyserling. Year first published: 1877.
Identification
Very similar to lenta, but with markings more pronounced. However, the coxae are not black beneath, the sternum may be. (1)
Sternum black, chelicerae dark reddish to black. Abdomen yellowish with 5 or 6 chevrons posteriorly. Heart mark brown. Venter black posterior to the genital groove, patellae and coxae dark ventrally. Carapace lacks pale median and submarginal bands.(2)

(These two reference don't agree on the coxae being black.)

Male:

Black spot on the ventral part of the abdomen restricted to that pattern (behind the epigastric furrow) is very distinctive of H. baltimoriana.
Range
Minnesota to southern Ontario and Massachusetts, south to Arizona and Florida. (2)

AR, CT, IA, IL, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MS, MT, NC, NJ, OH, PA, RI, SD, WI; ON
Works Cited
1.How to Know the Spiders
B. J. Kaston. 1978. WCB/McGraw-Hill.
2.The Wolf Spiders, Nurseryweb Spiders, and Lynx Spiders of Canada and Alaska
Dondale, Charles D. and James H. Redner. 1990. Canadian Government Publishing Centre, Ottawa.