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Small female lycosid - Pardosa californica - female

Small female lycosid - Pardosa californica - Female
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
April 2, 2008
Size: 6.5 mm
Slightly bigger than the male lycosid my wife found in an urban backyard - maybe a pair?

Adult male found at the same time is here:

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Small female lycosid - Pardosa californica - female Small female lycosid - Pardosa californica - female

Moved
Moved from Wolf Spiders. Thanks, Kevin! First ones I've found - if you have nice habitus photos of this species - please add them here! :)

 
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No, sorry, unfortunately I accidentally injured my one specimen while collecting it.

-K

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(I wasn't sure that you would find the necessary drawings, but there is an article by Vogel (2004) that is available at the AAS archive.)

-K

Pardosa
Yes, Pardosa. I think I recognize the species as well (collected one myself in Los Angeles), but I'll let you first work on the ID, if you want...

-K

 
Thanks, Kevin -
I found the Vogel paper but couldn't initially find a match. Thanks to your support of the genus and re-looking at the paper, I think these spiders are both P. californica...

 
Yes!
Yes, that would be my vote. They seem to be found everywhere. Is that the state spider then? :-)

-K

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