LYCOSIDAE - GREY WOLF SPIDER

FACT FILE - A015

Family

Lycosidae

Species

Wrongly classified as Dingosa simsoni but currently without correct classification. Use common name, Grey Wolf spider until update is complete.

Body Length

Female: 25mm
Male: 15mm

Habitat

Hole in ground with trapdoor lid. Dry sloping ground near eucalyptus forest.

Toxicity

Can cause mild illness.

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wolfnatural

Female

greywolfdorsal

Female, ventral view.

greywolfface

Female

male

Male

maleface

Male

hole

Hole in ground with trapdoor open.

A0157

Grey wolf spider retreat showing trapdoor closed and open.