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For the United States & Canada

Species Rabidosa punctulata - Dotted Wolf Spider


Nearctic Species of the Wolf Spider Genus Rabidosa
By Allen R. Brady and Kelly S. McKinley'
The Journal of Arachnology 22 :138—16, 1994

Further notes on American Lycosidae
By Gertsch, W. J. & Wallace, H. K.
American Museum Novitates 794: 1-22
https://wsc.nmbe.ch/reference/2274

A Review of Leg Ornamentation in Male Wolf Spiders, with the Description of a New Species from Australia, Artoria schizocoides
By Volker W.Framenau, Eileen Hebets
University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2007
Full title: A Review of Leg Ornamentation in Male Wolf Spiders, with the Description of a New Species from Australia, Artoria schizocoides (Araneae, Lycosidae)
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Taxonomic Status and Evolutionary History of the Geolycosa pikei Complex in the Southeastern United States (Araneae, Lycosidae)
By John D. McCrone
Florida Presbyterian College, St. Petersburg, 1963
American Midland Naturalist 70: 47-73.
http://www.wsc.nmbe.ch/reference/3571

A revision of the burrowing spiders of the genus Geolycosa
By Wallace, H. K.
The University of Notre Dame, 1942
American Midland Naturalist 27: 1-62
http://www.wsc.nmbe.ch/reference/2680

A study of the lenta-group of the genus Lycosa with descriptions of new species
By Howard K. Wallace
American Museum Novitates 1185: 1-21, 1942

A survey of the East Palaearctic Lycosidae (Aranei). 8. The genera Pirata Sundevall, 1833 and Piratula Roewer, 1960
By Mikhail M. Omelko, Yuri M. Marusik, Seppo Koponen
Arthropoda Selecta 20(3): 195-232, 2011
Removes Piratula from synonymy with Pirata.
Direct link to pdf here.

New Species of Southern Spiders
By Elizabeth B. Bryant
Psyche 43(4): 87-101, 1936