wolf spider

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Synonyms for wolf spider

ground spider that hunts its prey instead of using a web

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This is a female wolf spider and the little ones on her back are her children.
For example, grasshoppers may abstain from eating grass and seek refuge from wolf spiders in forb species in an old field, causing high amounts of damage to the forbs, reducing their abundance relative to grass species (Schmitz 2003, Beckerman et al.
While wolf spiders in general are known for their sharp eyesight, the Kauai wolf spider is eyeless, relying exclusively on touch--its sensitive hairs allow it to track prey.
55 percent of ingested nicotine to create smoker's breath strong enough to fend off attacking wolf spiders, the researchers report December 30 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Beware dips, flow zone, drag row or garden--Oz Wolf Spider (a web)
These range from the tiny (and rather cute, in my opinion) money spiders to the more sinisterly named rustic wolf spider.
Prey and feeding behaviour of adult females of the wolf spider Pardosa amentata (Clerk).
This is a female wolf spider (family Lycosidae) carrying her freshly hatched spiderlings on her back.
The Wolf spider and other members of the Lycosid family have been known to kill and feed on minnows, lizards and tadpoles.
The Effects of Female Body Condition, Female Cue and Predator Cue Presence on the Locomotive and Reproductive Behavior of the Male Wolf Spider Pardosa milvina (Araneae; Lycosidae).
Nearctic species of the wolf spider genus Trochosa (Araneae: Lycosidae).
Viability costs of condition-dependent sexual male display in a drumming wolf spider.
In this study we focus on the distribution of body sizes within a cohort of the wolf spider Rabidosa rabida (Walckanaer)(Araneae:Lycosidae), a species common in the southeast region of the USA.
A new species of the wolf spider genus Arctosa (Araneae, Lycosidae) from Southern Brazil
They include a number of wild cat species, North American and crested porcupines, hyraxes, sand snakes, mangrove snakes and the Brazilian wolf spider.