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Wolf spider


Large fangs


Found in back yard struggling to get out of dogs water trough

1 Species ID Suggestions

Wolf spider
Allocosa obscuroides Australian Wolf Spiders - Allocosa obscuroides

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KarenL 10 years ago

Hi Karyn & welcome to the Community!
I've moved this great spider to arthropods for you.

Amy30 10 years ago

That is a really cool picture

ForestDragon 10 years ago

Hi Karyn and welcome to Project Noah! This is an impressive spider and a great first spotting!

I believe this is a male (the abdomen is small comparitively). Though it's hard to say for certain, I think this fellow looks quite similar to Lycosa musgravei. How big was the spider? It looks quite large.

There isn't as much online for ID help as I had hoped but I did find these:

This spotting should be moved to the "Arthropods" section. The "Other" section is for a variety of organisms including snails, slugs, starfish, clams, worms and such that don't fit in the other categories.

Welcome again and I look forward to seeing more of your submissions!

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3496, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 4, 2013
Submitted on Jan 4, 2013

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