Spider - Wolf - Rustic
Taken at Strathclyde Park on 29th June 2022 using Panasonic Lumix TZ70 in macro mode. Possibly some lunch in there!
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Female.
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 15th May 2015 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Spider -  Wolf - Rustic.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Trochosa ruricola.
Araneae.
Lycosidae.
Description:



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Size:

Habitat:
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Web:
Both sexes are dark brown with a pale band running the length of the carapace and continuing to the first half of the abdomen. Females carry an egg sac around on their abdomen for around 3 weeks until spiderlings emerge and gather on the mother's back.
Insects.
Female: 15 - 25 mm. Male: 10+
Grassland, woodland, scrub, and lawns.
April - June.
None. Hunts on the ground.