Lycosa tarentula


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Noun1.Lycosa tarentula - large southern European spider once thought to be the cause of tarantism (uncontrollable bodily movement)Lycosa tarentula - large southern European spider once thought to be the cause of tarantism (uncontrollable bodily movement)
hunting spider, wolf spider - ground spider that hunts its prey instead of using a web
genus Lycosa, Lycosa - type genus of the family Lycosidae
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2002) provide a different list of prey (absence of ants) for Lycosa tarentula, another burrowing wolf spider.
Anterior median eyes of Lycosa tarentula (Araneae, Lycosidae) detect polarized light: behavioral experiments and electroretinographic analysis.
Spiders of the species Lycosa tarentula (Linnaeus 1758) (Araneae, Lycosidae) use a vector navigation system while homing under natural conditions.