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Species Trochosa ruricola

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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 Trochosa
Species ruricola (Trochosa ruricola)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Trochosa ruricola (De Geer 1778)
Aranea lupus ruricola De Geer 1778
See Prentice (2001). (1)
Introduced Eurasian species first discovered in the US (Massachusetts) sometime prior to 1993 (Edwards 1993) and in Canada (Quebec) (Lalonge ́ et al. 1997) in 1994.(2)(1)
Print References
De Geer, C. (1778). Des araignées. In: Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire des insectes. Tome septième. Pierre Hesselberg, Stockholm, 176-324, pl. 11-19, 38-39.
Edwards, 1993:79–82. (2)
Lalonge ́, S., J.H. Redner, & D. Coderre. 1997. First Canadian records of Trochosa ruricola (De Geer), Ostearius melanopygius (O. Pickard- Cambridge), and Dictyna decaprini Kaston (Araneae: Lycosidae, Linyphiidae, Dictynidae, re- spectively). Canadian Entomologist 129: 371– 372.
Prentice, 2001:427–430. (1)