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Sonoran Desert Spiders
Hogna carolinensis (Wolf spider)

 

 

 Hogna carolinensis

 Hogna carolinensis

(Wolf spider)
Habitat: Widespread in U.S.
Food Habits: insectivorous
Active Period: nocturnal
Size: large
Number of Legs: 8
Leg Characteristics: legs attached to cephalothorax
burrowing spiders
harmless

Phylum Arthropoda
Subphylum Chelicerata
Class Arachnida
Order Araneae
Family Lycosidae
Genus Hogna
species carolinensis

 

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