Wolf-spider a wandering predator [Entelegynae Lycosidae]

5 months ago

Hello to all #nature lovers!

I met a such spider in my garden this autumn.
I was interested in his appearance and behavior.

These #spiders have eight eyes in three rows. There are three tiny eyes in front, two big eyes in the second row, and three eyes of medium size behind

#Wolf-spider are #predators!
They feed on aphids, mosquitoes and flies and their larvae, many spider-wolves eagerly eat eaters and bugs. Spiders hunt on the ground. Often they can be found in the forest litter.

Thanks to good sight and well-developed smell, spider wolves are able to detect a potential victim from a fairly impressive distance of about 30 cm

Representatives of this type of spider build a hole and attack the prey from ambush, the peculiarity of this species is that these spiders do not build the web and use other strategies for catching the prey

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Particularly interesting are the females of this spider, surrounded by their offspring completely...

Source:
http://stopvreditel.ru/yadovitye/pauki/pauk-volk.html
http://beetlestop.ru/pauki-volki/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolf_spider

Zaporozhye / Ukraine
Camera: Nikon_W300

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