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Genus Trochosa

Lycosidae? - Trochosa Which Lycosidae? - Trochosa Spider - Trochosa Trochosa ruricola? - Trochosa Trochosa ruricola Spider on the beach - Trochosa Trochosa terricola--voucher image - Trochosa terricola - female Trochosa? - Trochosa sepulchralis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynes )
Family Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders)
Genus Trochosa
Numbers
4 species in North America.
Identification
In T. ruricola and T. terricola, at least, there are two small dark, parallel, longitudinal stripes on anterior portion of carapace (often between the PLE's and fovea).
Range

abdita - USA (mainly found in FL, but can be found as far north as NC).
ruricola - Holarctic
sepulchralis - USA (TX, southern OK, LA, AR, MO, MS, AL, northwestern FL, TN, NC. - a few found near the northeast coast, see map on PDF article below).
terricola - Holarctic
Habitat
Commonly found in yards. Often wanders indoors.
Remarks
According to the literature, only T. terricola occurs in Minnesota.… Chad Heins, 19 September, 2012 - 7:45am
Internet References
~ www.americanarachnology.org - PDF article "Trochosa sepulchralis, a senior synonym of Trochosa acompa, and the restoration of Trochosa abdita", includes information and drawings of sepulchralis and abdita.