57/150: Providing A Good Start: The unique parental care of Wolf Spiders


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Animalia: Arthropoda: Arachnida: Araneae: Lycosidae: Trochosa: Trochosa ruricola (De Geer, 1778)

The Rustic Wolf Spider belongs to the family Lycosidae, and is known for its keen eyesight and skilled hunting. They occur in a wide range of habitats, including grasslands, woodlands, and scrubs across the globe. While many spiders lay their eggs and leave them be, wolf spiders will go the extra mile to protect their young. Continue reading “57/150: Providing A Good Start: The unique parental care of Wolf Spiders”

5/150: Tiny spiders crawl their way into the record books


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Animalia: Arthropoda: Arachnida: Araneae: Anapidae: Comaroma: Comaroma mendocino (Levi, 1957)

Comaroma mendocino is a new representative for Canada of the spider family Anapidae. This small rare spider was first described in 1957 by Herbert Levi from the United States in Casper, Mendocino County, California. It was found in British Columbia, Saturna Island by Claudia and Darren Copley with one female specimen collected in October 2013. Continue reading “5/150: Tiny spiders crawl their way into the record books”