Wolf Spider
( Schizocosa mccooki )


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PHOTO COMMENT

IDENTIFICATION
Identification:Schizocosa mccooki
(Montgomery, 1904)
Common Name:Wolf Spider
Life Stage:(A) adult

PHYLOGENY

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Arachnida
Order:Araneae
Family:Lycosidae
Genus:Schizocosa
Taxon Code:ARA01071
ITIS TSN#:866449

LOCATION DETAILS
Location
Bay Point Regional Shoreline, McAvoy Road, Bay Point
County:Contra Costa County
ECI Site#:CAEB040000
Park/Forest:Bay Point Regional Shoreline

RECOGNITION
Body Length
10-80 mm.
Colors
Gray, brown and black with different patterns for every spider

BIOLOGY
Habitat
Woodland and meadows in California.
Active Period
May - October
Range
Canada to central Mexico, from the Pacific Ocean, east to mid-Texas and in the northeast, to Michigan.

HABITAT
Woodland and meadows in California.

CREDITS
Photographer
Mike Dame

REFERENCES
  • Integrated Taxonomic Information System TSN#866449
  • Courtship Behavior and Life Cycle of the Wolf Spider Schizocosa mccooki (Araneae, Lycosidae). Gail E. Stratton and Donald C. Lowrie. The Journal of Arachnology. Vol. 12, No. 2 (Summer, 1984), pp. 223-228
  • Schizocosa mccooki, BioWeb, University of Wisconsin (https://bioweb.uwlax.edu/bio203/f2013/kirchner_alex/)


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