Lycosa


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Noun1.Lycosa - type genus of the family LycosidaeLycosa - type genus of the family Lycosidae  
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Lycosidae, Lycosidae - wolf spiders
European wolf spider, Lycosa tarentula, tarantula - large southern European spider once thought to be the cause of tarantism (uncontrollable bodily movement)
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I was much interested one day by watching a deadly contest between a Pepsis and a large spider of the genus Lycosa. The wasp made a sudden dash at its prey, and then flew away: the spider was evidently wounded, for, trying to escape, it rolled down a little slope, but had still strength sufficient to crawl into a thick tuft of grass.
En follaje Jessica erythostoma fue la especie dominante, en tronco Ivyraiva pachyura y en suelo Lycosa erythrognatha.
Rabidosa rabida (Walckenaer, 1837) Tietjen 1978 (as Lycosa rabida)
It constituted of four genera, of which Pardosa was remained highly abundant with 194 (39.11%) individuals followed by Evippa 118 (23.05%), and Lycosa 84 (16.40%) were the least abundant.
For the more abundant families the relative abundance of Lycosidae was due to Lycosa thorelli Keyserling, 1877 and Hogna bivitatta Mello-Leitao, 1939; for Thomisidae it was due to Thomisidae sp.
Dichas especies fueron Pheidole sp., Solenopsis sp.02, Lycosa sp., Aleocharinae 01 y Cardiocondyla sp.01.