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Thin-legged Wolf (Pardosa)

The thing-legged wolf spider or Pardosa is a genus, belonging to the wolf spider family. The large genus includes 520 species.

Thin Legged Wolf Spider

Spiders Belonging to Genus Pardosa

Pardosa abagensis Pardosa maimaneha Pardosa aciculifera
Pardosa maisa Pardosa acorensis Pardosa adustella
Pardosa manicata Pardosa aenigmatica Pardosa manubriata
Pardosa afflicta Pardosa marchei  Pardosa agrestis
Pardosa marialuisae Pardosa agricola Pardosa martensi
Pardosa alacris Pardosa martinii Pardosa alasaniensis
Pardosa masareyi Pardosa albatula Pardosa masurae
Pardosa alboannulata Pardosa mayana Pardosa albomaculata
Pardosa medialis Pardosa mendicans Pardosa algens
Pardosa mercurialis Pardosa algina Pardosa messingerae
Pardosa algoides Pardosa metlakatla Pardosa alii
Pardosa mikhailovi Pardosa altamontis Pardosa milvina
Pardosa alticola Pardosa minuta Pardosa altitudis
Pardosa mionebulosa Pardosa miquanensis Pardosa amacuzacensis
Pardosa mira Pardosa amamiensis Pardosa mixta
Pardosa amazonia Pardosa modica Pardosa amentata
Pardosa moesta Pardosa anchoroides Pardosa mongolica
Pardosa ancorifera Pardosa anfibia Pardosa montgomeryi
Pardosa angolensis Pardosa monticola Pardosa angusta
Pardosa mordagica Pardosa angustifrons Pardosa morosa
Pardosa anomala Pardosa mtugensis Pardosa apostoli
Pardosa mubalea Pardosa aquatilis Pardosa mukundi
Pardosa aquila Pardosa mulaiki Pardosa arctica
Pardosa multidontata Pardosa astrigera Pardosa multivaga
Pardosa atlantica Pardosa muzkolica Pardosa muzafari
Pardosa atlantica Pardosa atomaria Pardosa mysorensis
Pardosa atrata Pardosa naevioides Pardosa atromedia
Pardosa nanica Pardosa atronigra Pardosa nanyuensis
Pardosa atropos Pardosa narymica Pardosa aurantipes
Pardosa nebulosa Pardosa azerifalcata Pardosa nenilini
Pardosa baehrorum Pardosa nesiotis Pardosa balaghatensis
Pardosa nigriceps Pardosa baoshanensis Pardosa ninigoriensis
Pardosa baraan Pardosa nojimai Pardosa bargaonensis
Pardosa nordicolens Pardosa basiri Pardosa nostrorum
Pardosa bastarensis Pardosa baxianensis Pardosa novitatis
Pardosa beijiangensis Pardosa obscuripes Pardosa bellona
Pardosa observans Pardosa benadira Pardosa occidentalis
Pardosa bendamira Pardosa odenwalli Pardosa beringiana
Pardosa oksalai Pardosa bernensis Pardosa oljunae
Pardosa bidentata Pardosa olympica Pardosa bifasciata
Pardosa oncka Pardosa birabeni Pardosa ontariensis
Pardosa birmanica Pardosa orcchaensis Pardosa blanda
Pardosa oreophila Pardosa bleyi Pardosa oriens
Pardosa brevimetatarsis Pardosa orophila Pardosa brevivulva
Pardosa orthodox Pardosa brunellii Pardosa ourayensis
Pardosa buchari Pardosa ovambica Pardosa bucklei
Pardosa ovtchinnikovi Pardosa bukukun Pardosa pacata
Pardosa buriatica Pardosa pahalanga Pardosa californica
Pardosa paleata Pardosa caliraya Pardosa palliclava
Pardosa canalis Pardosa paludicola Pardosa caucasica
Pardosa palustris Pardosa cavannae Pardosa pantinii
Pardosa cayennensis Pardosa papilionaca Pardosa cervina
Pardosa paracolchica Pardosa cervinopilosa Pardosa paralapponica
Pardosa chahraka Pardosa paramushirensis Pardosa chambaensis
Pardosa paratesquorum Pardosa chapini Pardosa partita
Pardosa chenbuensis Pardosa parvula Pardosa chiapasiana
Pardosa passibilis Pardosa chindanda Pardosa patapatensis
Pardosa cincta Pardosa pauxilla Pardosa cinerascens
Pardosa pedia Pardosa clavipalpis Pardosa persica
Pardosa cluens Pardosa pertinax Pardosa colchica
Pardosa petrunkevitchi Pardosa coloradensis Pardosa pexa
Pardosa completa Pardosa pinangensis Pardosa concinna
Pardosa pirkuliensis Pardosa concolorata Pardosa plagula
Pardosa condolens Pardosa plumipedata Pardosa confalonierii
Pardosa plumipes Pardosa confusa Pardosa podhorskii
Pardosa consimilis Pardosa poecila Pardosa costrica
Pardosa pontica Pardosa crassipalpis Pardosa portoricensis
Pardosa crassistyla Pardosa credula Pardosa potamophila
Pardosa cribrata Pardosa praepes Pardosa cubana
Pardosa prativaga Pardosa procurva Pardosa dabiensis
Pardosa profuga Pardosa dagestana Pardosa prolifica
Pardosa daisetsuensis Pardosa proxima Pardosa dalkhaba
Pardosa danica Pardosa psammodes Pardosa darolii
Pardosa pseudoannulata Pardosa datongensis Pardosa debolinae
Pardosa pseudochapini Pardosa delicatula Pardosa pseudokaragonis
Pardosa dentitegulum Pardosa pseudolapponica Pardosa desolatula
Pardosa pseudomixta Pardosa dilecta Pardosa pseudostrigillata
Pardosa distincta Pardosa pseudotorrentum Pardosa diuturna
Pardosa pullata Pardosa donabila Pardosa pumilio
Pardosa dondalei Pardosa pusiola Pardosa dorsalis
Pardosa pyrenaica Pardosa dorsuncata Pardosa qingzangensis
Pardosa dranensis Pardosa qinhaiensis Pardosa drenskii
Pardosa qionghuai Pardosa duplicata Pardosa rabulana
Pardosa dzheminey Pardosa rainieriana Pardosa ecatli
Pardosa ramulosa Pardosa eiseni Pardosa ranjani
Pardosa ejusmodi Pardosa rara Pardosa elegans
Pardosa rascheri Pardosa elegantula Pardosa rhenockensis
Pardosa enucleata Pardosa rhombisepta Pardosa erupticia
Pardosa riparia Pardosa eskovi Pardosa riveti
Pardosa evanescens Pardosa roeweri Pardosa evelinae
Pardosa roscai Pardosa falcata Pardosa royi
Pardosa falcifera Pardosa ruanda Pardosa falcula
Pardosa rudis Pardosa fallax Pardosa rugegensis
Pardosa fastosa Pardosa sagei Pardosa femoralis
Pardosa saltans Pardosa fengi Pardosa saltonia
Pardosa ferruginea Pardosa saltuaria Pardosa flammula
Pardosa saltuarides Pardosa flata Pardosa sangzhiensis
Pardosa flavida Pardosa sanmenensis Pardosa flavipalpis
Pardosa santamaria Pardosa saturatior Pardosa flavipes
Pardosa saxatilis Pardosa flavisterna Pardosa schenkeli
Pardosa fletcheri Pardosa schreineri Pardosa floridana
Pardosa schubotzi Pardosa fortunata Pardosa selengensis
Pardosa fritzeni Pardosa semicana Pardosa fulvipes
Pardosa septentrionalis Pardosa furcifera Pardosa serena
Pardosa shuangjiangensis Pardosa fuscosoma Pardosa shugangensis
Pardosa fuscula Pardosa shyamae Pardosa gastropicta
Pardosa sibiniformis Pardosa gefsana Pardosa sichuanensis
Pardosa gerhardti Pardosa sierra Pardosa ghigii
Pardosa silvarum Pardosa ghourbanda Pardosa sinensis
Pardosa giebeli Pardosa sinistra Pardosa glabra
Pardosa soccata Pardosa glacialis Pardosa socorroensis
Pardosa golbagha Pardosa sodalis Pardosa gopalai
Pardosa songosa Pardosa gothicana Pardosa sordidata
Pardosa gracilenta Pardosa sordidecolorata Pardosa graminea
Pardosa sowerbyi Pardosa groenlandica Pardosa sphagnicola
Pardosa stellata Pardosa gromovi Pardosa sternalis
Pardosa guadalajarana Pardosa steva Pardosa guerechka
Pardosa strandembriki Pardosa straeleni Pardosa gusarensis
Pardosa strena Pardosa haibeiensis Pardosa strigata
Pardosa hamifera Pardosa strix Pardosa hartmanni
Pardosa subalpina Pardosa subanchoroides Pardosa hatanensis
Pardosa subproximella Pardosa haupti Pardosa subsordidatula
Pardosa hedini Pardosa suchismitae Pardosa herbosa
Pardosa sumatrana Pardosa hetchi Pardosa heterophthalma
Pardosa sura Pardosa hohxilensis Pardosa sutherlandi
Pardosa hokkaido Pardosa suwai Pardosa hortensis
Pardosa svatoni Pardosa hydaspis Pardosa taczanowskii
Pardosa hyperborea Pardosa takahashii Pardosa hypocrita
Pardosa tangana Pardosa ibex Pardosa tappaensis
Pardosa ilgunensis Pardosa tasevi Pardosa incerta
Pardosa indecora Pardosa tatarica Pardosa iniqua
Pardosa tenera Pardosa injucunda Pardosa tenuipes
Pardosa inopina Pardosa tesquorum Pardosa inquieta
Pardosa intermedia Pardosa tesquorumoides Pardosa invenusta
Pardosa tetonensis Pardosa irretita Pardosa thalassia
Pardosa irriensis Pardosa thompsoni Pardosa isago
Pardosa thorelli Pardosa italica Pardosa tikaderi
Pardosa izabella Pardosa timidula Pardosa jabalpurensis
Pardosa torrentum Pardosa jaikensis Pardosa trailli
Pardosa jambaruensis Pardosa tricuspidata Pardosa jartica
Pardosa tridentis Pardosa jaundea Pardosa trifoveata
Pardosa jeniseica Pardosa tristicella Pardosa jergeniensis
Pardosa tristiculella Pardosa jinpingensis Pardosa trottai
Pardosa josemitensis Pardosa tschekiangiensis Pardosa kalpiensis
Pardosa tumida Pardosa karagonis Pardosa tuoba
Pardosa katangana Pardosa turkestanica Pardosa kavango
Pardosa tyshchenkoi Pardosa knappi Pardosa uiensis
Pardosa kondeana Pardosa uintana Pardosa kratochvili
Pardosa umtalica Pardosa krausi Pardosa uncata
Pardosa kronestedti Pardosa uncifera Pardosa kupupa
Pardosa unciferodies Pardosa labradorensis Pardosa unguifera
Pardosa laciniata Pardosa upembensis Pardosa laevitarsis
Pardosa utahensis Pardosa lagenaria Pardosa vadosa
Pardosa laidlawi Pardosa vagula Pardosa lapidicina
Pardosa lapponica Pardosa valens Pardosa lasciva
Pardosa valida Pardosa latibasa Pardosa vancouveri
Pardosa laura Pardosa vatovae Pardosa lawrencei
Pardosa verticillifer Pardosa leipoldti Pardosa vindex
Pardosa leprevosti Pardosa vindicata Pardosa lignosus
Pardosa vinsoni Pardosa lii Pardosa virgata
Pardosa limata Pardosa vittata Pardosa lineata
Pardosa vlijmi Pardosa linguata Pardosa vogelae
Pardosa litangensis Pardosa v-signata Pardosa littoralis
Pardosa vulvitecta Pardosa logunovi Pardosa wagleri
Pardosa lombokibia Pardosa warayensis Pardosa longionycha
Pardosa wasatchensis Pardosa longisepta Pardosa wuyiensis
Pardosa longivulva Pardosa wyuta Pardosa lowriei
Pardosa xerampelina Pardosa luctinosa Pardosa xerophila
Pardosa ludia Pardosa xinjiangensis Pardosa lugubris
Pardosa yadongensis Pardosa lurida Pardosa yaginumai
Pardosa lusingana Pardosa yamanoi Pardosa lycosina
Pardosa yavapa Pardosa lycosinella Pardosa yongduensis
Pardosa lyrata Pardosa zhangi Pardosa lyrifera
Pardosa zhui Pardosa mabinii Pardosa zionis
Pardosa mabweana Pardosa zonsteini Pardosa mackenziana
Pardosa zorimorpha Pardosa maculata Pardosa zuojiani
Pardosa maculatipes Pardosa zyuzini
Pardosa Wolf Spider

Physical Description and Identification

Adults

Size: Female spiders have a range of 0.19-0.39 in (0.4-0.9 cm) while male spiders are smaller with a range of 0.15-0.27 in (0.3-0.6 cm).

Color: Most species are brown, black, or gray.

Other Characteristic Features: The legs of these spiders are really slender, and so is their face.

Eggs

No specific information is found so far, but it is assumed that female spiders lay eggs in a sac.

Spiderlings

Juvenile spiders hatch after a certain time, but there is no scientific evidence so far about the exact time.

The Web

These spiders do not spin webs, rather chase their preys.

Are Thin-legged Wolf Spiders Venomous

Some of the species might be venomous, but most species are not. The spiders are not aggressive either and don’t bite unless threatened. The bite might induce pain and allergy (people who are allergic to spider bites).

Thin Legged Wolf Spider Picture

Quick Facts

Distribution Central America, Asia, Oceania, Caribbean, Europe, North & South America
Habitat Shorelines, lawns, grasslands, woods, and leaf litters
Diet Cockroaches, ants, grasshoppers, beetles, and other smaller spiders
Predator Wasps, small reptiles, amphibians, shrews, and birds
Lifespan 1-1.5 years
Pardosa

Did You Know

  • Although the genus is enriched with more than 500 species, not very much information is available about any of them.

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The thing-legged wolf spider or Pardosa is a genus, belonging to the wolf spider family. The large genus includes 520 species.

Thin Legged Wolf Spider

Spiders Belonging to Genus Pardosa

Pardosa abagensis Pardosa maimaneha Pardosa aciculifera
Pardosa maisa Pardosa acorensis Pardosa adustella
Pardosa manicata Pardosa aenigmatica Pardosa manubriata
Pardosa afflicta Pardosa marchei  Pardosa agrestis
Pardosa marialuisae Pardosa agricola Pardosa martensi
Pardosa alacris Pardosa martinii Pardosa alasaniensis
Pardosa masareyi Pardosa albatula Pardosa masurae
Pardosa alboannulata Pardosa mayana Pardosa albomaculata
Pardosa medialis Pardosa mendicans Pardosa algens
Pardosa mercurialis Pardosa algina Pardosa messingerae
Pardosa algoides Pardosa metlakatla Pardosa alii
Pardosa mikhailovi Pardosa altamontis Pardosa milvina
Pardosa alticola Pardosa minuta Pardosa altitudis
Pardosa mionebulosa Pardosa miquanensis Pardosa amacuzacensis
Pardosa mira Pardosa amamiensis Pardosa mixta
Pardosa amazonia Pardosa modica Pardosa amentata
Pardosa moesta Pardosa anchoroides Pardosa mongolica
Pardosa ancorifera Pardosa anfibia Pardosa montgomeryi
Pardosa angolensis Pardosa monticola Pardosa angusta
Pardosa mordagica Pardosa angustifrons Pardosa morosa
Pardosa anomala Pardosa mtugensis Pardosa apostoli
Pardosa mubalea Pardosa aquatilis Pardosa mukundi
Pardosa aquila Pardosa mulaiki Pardosa arctica
Pardosa multidontata Pardosa astrigera Pardosa multivaga
Pardosa atlantica Pardosa muzkolica Pardosa muzafari
Pardosa atlantica Pardosa atomaria Pardosa mysorensis
Pardosa atrata Pardosa naevioides Pardosa atromedia
Pardosa nanica Pardosa atronigra Pardosa nanyuensis
Pardosa atropos Pardosa narymica Pardosa aurantipes
Pardosa nebulosa Pardosa azerifalcata Pardosa nenilini
Pardosa baehrorum Pardosa nesiotis Pardosa balaghatensis
Pardosa nigriceps Pardosa baoshanensis Pardosa ninigoriensis
Pardosa baraan Pardosa nojimai Pardosa bargaonensis
Pardosa nordicolens Pardosa basiri Pardosa nostrorum
Pardosa bastarensis Pardosa baxianensis Pardosa novitatis
Pardosa beijiangensis Pardosa obscuripes Pardosa bellona
Pardosa observans Pardosa benadira Pardosa occidentalis
Pardosa bendamira Pardosa odenwalli Pardosa beringiana
Pardosa oksalai Pardosa bernensis Pardosa oljunae
Pardosa bidentata Pardosa olympica Pardosa bifasciata
Pardosa oncka Pardosa birabeni Pardosa ontariensis
Pardosa birmanica Pardosa orcchaensis Pardosa blanda
Pardosa oreophila Pardosa bleyi Pardosa oriens
Pardosa brevimetatarsis Pardosa orophila Pardosa brevivulva
Pardosa orthodox Pardosa brunellii Pardosa ourayensis
Pardosa buchari Pardosa ovambica Pardosa bucklei
Pardosa ovtchinnikovi Pardosa bukukun Pardosa pacata
Pardosa buriatica Pardosa pahalanga Pardosa californica
Pardosa paleata Pardosa caliraya Pardosa palliclava
Pardosa canalis Pardosa paludicola Pardosa caucasica
Pardosa palustris Pardosa cavannae Pardosa pantinii
Pardosa cayennensis Pardosa papilionaca Pardosa cervina
Pardosa paracolchica Pardosa cervinopilosa Pardosa paralapponica
Pardosa chahraka Pardosa paramushirensis Pardosa chambaensis
Pardosa paratesquorum Pardosa chapini Pardosa partita
Pardosa chenbuensis Pardosa parvula Pardosa chiapasiana
Pardosa passibilis Pardosa chindanda Pardosa patapatensis
Pardosa cincta Pardosa pauxilla Pardosa cinerascens
Pardosa pedia Pardosa clavipalpis Pardosa persica
Pardosa cluens Pardosa pertinax Pardosa colchica
Pardosa petrunkevitchi Pardosa coloradensis Pardosa pexa
Pardosa completa Pardosa pinangensis Pardosa concinna
Pardosa pirkuliensis Pardosa concolorata Pardosa plagula
Pardosa condolens Pardosa plumipedata Pardosa confalonierii
Pardosa plumipes Pardosa confusa Pardosa podhorskii
Pardosa consimilis Pardosa poecila Pardosa costrica
Pardosa pontica Pardosa crassipalpis Pardosa portoricensis
Pardosa crassistyla Pardosa credula Pardosa potamophila
Pardosa cribrata Pardosa praepes Pardosa cubana
Pardosa prativaga Pardosa procurva Pardosa dabiensis
Pardosa profuga Pardosa dagestana Pardosa prolifica
Pardosa daisetsuensis Pardosa proxima Pardosa dalkhaba
Pardosa danica Pardosa psammodes Pardosa darolii
Pardosa pseudoannulata Pardosa datongensis Pardosa debolinae
Pardosa pseudochapini Pardosa delicatula Pardosa pseudokaragonis
Pardosa dentitegulum Pardosa pseudolapponica Pardosa desolatula
Pardosa pseudomixta Pardosa dilecta Pardosa pseudostrigillata
Pardosa distincta Pardosa pseudotorrentum Pardosa diuturna
Pardosa pullata Pardosa donabila Pardosa pumilio
Pardosa dondalei Pardosa pusiola Pardosa dorsalis
Pardosa pyrenaica Pardosa dorsuncata Pardosa qingzangensis
Pardosa dranensis Pardosa qinhaiensis Pardosa drenskii
Pardosa qionghuai Pardosa duplicata Pardosa rabulana
Pardosa dzheminey Pardosa rainieriana Pardosa ecatli
Pardosa ramulosa Pardosa eiseni Pardosa ranjani
Pardosa ejusmodi Pardosa rara Pardosa elegans
Pardosa rascheri Pardosa elegantula Pardosa rhenockensis
Pardosa enucleata Pardosa rhombisepta Pardosa erupticia
Pardosa riparia Pardosa eskovi Pardosa riveti
Pardosa evanescens Pardosa roeweri Pardosa evelinae
Pardosa roscai Pardosa falcata Pardosa royi
Pardosa falcifera Pardosa ruanda Pardosa falcula
Pardosa rudis Pardosa fallax Pardosa rugegensis
Pardosa fastosa Pardosa sagei Pardosa femoralis
Pardosa saltans Pardosa fengi Pardosa saltonia
Pardosa ferruginea Pardosa saltuaria Pardosa flammula
Pardosa saltuarides Pardosa flata Pardosa sangzhiensis
Pardosa flavida Pardosa sanmenensis Pardosa flavipalpis
Pardosa santamaria Pardosa saturatior Pardosa flavipes
Pardosa saxatilis Pardosa flavisterna Pardosa schenkeli
Pardosa fletcheri Pardosa schreineri Pardosa floridana
Pardosa schubotzi Pardosa fortunata Pardosa selengensis
Pardosa fritzeni Pardosa semicana Pardosa fulvipes
Pardosa septentrionalis Pardosa furcifera Pardosa serena
Pardosa shuangjiangensis Pardosa fuscosoma Pardosa shugangensis
Pardosa fuscula Pardosa shyamae Pardosa gastropicta
Pardosa sibiniformis Pardosa gefsana Pardosa sichuanensis
Pardosa gerhardti Pardosa sierra Pardosa ghigii
Pardosa silvarum Pardosa ghourbanda Pardosa sinensis
Pardosa giebeli Pardosa sinistra Pardosa glabra
Pardosa soccata Pardosa glacialis Pardosa socorroensis
Pardosa golbagha Pardosa sodalis Pardosa gopalai
Pardosa songosa Pardosa gothicana Pardosa sordidata
Pardosa gracilenta Pardosa sordidecolorata Pardosa graminea
Pardosa sowerbyi Pardosa groenlandica Pardosa sphagnicola
Pardosa stellata Pardosa gromovi Pardosa sternalis
Pardosa guadalajarana Pardosa steva Pardosa guerechka
Pardosa strandembriki Pardosa straeleni Pardosa gusarensis
Pardosa strena Pardosa haibeiensis Pardosa strigata
Pardosa hamifera Pardosa strix Pardosa hartmanni
Pardosa subalpina Pardosa subanchoroides Pardosa hatanensis
Pardosa subproximella Pardosa haupti Pardosa subsordidatula
Pardosa hedini Pardosa suchismitae Pardosa herbosa
Pardosa sumatrana Pardosa hetchi Pardosa heterophthalma
Pardosa sura Pardosa hohxilensis Pardosa sutherlandi
Pardosa hokkaido Pardosa suwai Pardosa hortensis
Pardosa svatoni Pardosa hydaspis Pardosa taczanowskii
Pardosa hyperborea Pardosa takahashii Pardosa hypocrita
Pardosa tangana Pardosa ibex Pardosa tappaensis
Pardosa ilgunensis Pardosa tasevi Pardosa incerta
Pardosa indecora Pardosa tatarica Pardosa iniqua
Pardosa tenera Pardosa injucunda Pardosa tenuipes
Pardosa inopina Pardosa tesquorum Pardosa inquieta
Pardosa intermedia Pardosa tesquorumoides Pardosa invenusta
Pardosa tetonensis Pardosa irretita Pardosa thalassia
Pardosa irriensis Pardosa thompsoni Pardosa isago
Pardosa thorelli Pardosa italica Pardosa tikaderi
Pardosa izabella Pardosa timidula Pardosa jabalpurensis
Pardosa torrentum Pardosa jaikensis Pardosa trailli
Pardosa jambaruensis Pardosa tricuspidata Pardosa jartica
Pardosa tridentis Pardosa jaundea Pardosa trifoveata
Pardosa jeniseica Pardosa tristicella Pardosa jergeniensis
Pardosa tristiculella Pardosa jinpingensis Pardosa trottai
Pardosa josemitensis Pardosa tschekiangiensis Pardosa kalpiensis
Pardosa tumida Pardosa karagonis Pardosa tuoba
Pardosa katangana Pardosa turkestanica Pardosa kavango
Pardosa tyshchenkoi Pardosa knappi Pardosa uiensis
Pardosa kondeana Pardosa uintana Pardosa kratochvili
Pardosa umtalica Pardosa krausi Pardosa uncata
Pardosa kronestedti Pardosa uncifera Pardosa kupupa
Pardosa unciferodies Pardosa labradorensis Pardosa unguifera
Pardosa laciniata Pardosa upembensis Pardosa laevitarsis
Pardosa utahensis Pardosa lagenaria Pardosa vadosa
Pardosa laidlawi Pardosa vagula Pardosa lapidicina
Pardosa lapponica Pardosa valens Pardosa lasciva
Pardosa valida Pardosa latibasa Pardosa vancouveri
Pardosa laura Pardosa vatovae Pardosa lawrencei
Pardosa verticillifer Pardosa leipoldti Pardosa vindex
Pardosa leprevosti Pardosa vindicata Pardosa lignosus
Pardosa vinsoni Pardosa lii Pardosa virgata
Pardosa limata Pardosa vittata Pardosa lineata
Pardosa vlijmi Pardosa linguata Pardosa vogelae
Pardosa litangensis Pardosa v-signata Pardosa littoralis
Pardosa vulvitecta Pardosa logunovi Pardosa wagleri
Pardosa lombokibia Pardosa warayensis Pardosa longionycha
Pardosa wasatchensis Pardosa longisepta Pardosa wuyiensis
Pardosa longivulva Pardosa wyuta Pardosa lowriei
Pardosa xerampelina Pardosa luctinosa Pardosa xerophila
Pardosa ludia Pardosa xinjiangensis Pardosa lugubris
Pardosa yadongensis Pardosa lurida Pardosa yaginumai
Pardosa lusingana Pardosa yamanoi Pardosa lycosina
Pardosa yavapa Pardosa lycosinella Pardosa yongduensis
Pardosa lyrata Pardosa zhangi Pardosa lyrifera
Pardosa zhui Pardosa mabinii Pardosa zionis
Pardosa mabweana Pardosa zonsteini Pardosa mackenziana
Pardosa zorimorpha Pardosa maculata Pardosa zuojiani
Pardosa maculatipes Pardosa zyuzini
Pardosa Wolf Spider

Physical Description and Identification

Adults

Size: Female spiders have a range of 0.19-0.39 in (0.4-0.9 cm) while male spiders are smaller with a range of 0.15-0.27 in (0.3-0.6 cm).

Color: Most species are brown, black, or gray.

Other Characteristic Features: The legs of these spiders are really slender, and so is their face.

Eggs

No specific information is found so far, but it is assumed that female spiders lay eggs in a sac.

Spiderlings

Juvenile spiders hatch after a certain time, but there is no scientific evidence so far about the exact time.

The Web

These spiders do not spin webs, rather chase their preys.

Are Thin-legged Wolf Spiders Venomous

Some of the species might be venomous, but most species are not. The spiders are not aggressive either and don’t bite unless threatened. The bite might induce pain and allergy (people who are allergic to spider bites).

Thin Legged Wolf Spider Picture

Quick Facts

Distribution Central America, Asia, Oceania, Caribbean, Europe, North & South America
Habitat Shorelines, lawns, grasslands, woods, and leaf litters
Diet Cockroaches, ants, grasshoppers, beetles, and other smaller spiders
Predator Wasps, small reptiles, amphibians, shrews, and birds
Lifespan 1-1.5 years
Pardosa

Did You Know

  • Although the genus is enriched with more than 500 species, not very much information is available about any of them.

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