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Funnel web spider

Hippasa sp. Family Lycosidae


Wolf spiders are members of the family Lycosidae.They are robust and agile hunters with excellent eyesight. They live mostly solitary lives and hunt alone. Some are opportunistic hunters pouncing upon prey as they find it or even chasing it over short distances. Some will wait for passing prey in or near the mouth of a burrow.

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Atul 7 years ago

Thank you Sumukha and Satyen!

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 7 years ago

Atul, the common name is "Funnel web spider". Nice spotting..:-)

Wild Things
Wild Things 7 years ago

Wow! This is surely SOTD material. Great find.

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Vasai Virar, Maharashtra, India

Spotted on Sep 2, 2012
Submitted on Sep 10, 2012

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