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Wolf spider,female

Lycosidae sp.


Medium size spider with the "children" on the back:)


Spotted in my backyard

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Thanks Ganesh for your nice comments

Wonderful collection

Thanks Hema :)

Hema 4 years ago

great pic!

Thanks Inês for your nice words :-)

InêsVeloso 4 years ago


Thanks Ava,Hannah,Christiane and Mark for the nice comments and for the id.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 years ago

Lycosidae momma. Always creepy but cool. :)

Christiane 4 years ago

Yes I agree... Definitely a wolf spider..

Hannah Davis
Hannah Davis 4 years ago

Definitely a wolf spider, but I couldn't tell you what species. Female wolf spiders are known for this kind of parenting :)

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 4 years ago

Lovely parenting!

Real, Dume e Semelhe, Norte, Portugal

Lat: 41.56, Long: -8.45

Spotted on Jul 6, 2014
Submitted on Dec 15, 2015

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