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Wolf Spider

Lycosidae

Description:

Their eyes reflect light well, allowing someone with a flashlight to easily locate them at night. Flashing a beam of light over the spider will produce eyeshine. The light from the flashlight has been reflected from the spider's eyes directly back toward its source, producing a "glow" that is easily noticed.

Notes:

Very fast, no nest as such. Found in grass.

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Wolf spider
Lycosidae


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2 Comments

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 7 years ago

My pleasure. We are here to help each other.

Smith'sZoo
Smith'sZoo 7 years ago

Thank you again Johan! I need all the help I can get with the smaller critters here in South Africa!

Smith Zoo
Spotted by
Smith Zoo

Western Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Aug 9, 2012
Submitted on Aug 9, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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