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Need an ID on wolf spider

Discussion in 'True Spiders & Other Arachnids' started by Alireza, Jul 18, 2012.

  1. Alireza

    Alireza Arachnosquire

    Hi Guys,
    Isn't this Wolfie just fascinating?!
    An ID would be hugely appreciated.
  2. Thistles

    Thistles Arachnobroad

    Awesome picture! No idea what it is, but wow!
  3. Ciphor

    Ciphor Arachnoprince

    Cool looking spider. This was found in Iran? I couldn't even guess the genus, looks like Hogna, but really I have no idea about your fauna if that is from Iran. Big ol' girl that is for sure. Did you find it in a burrow?
  4. loxoscelesfear

    loxoscelesfear Arachnoprince Old Timer

    Lycosa sp. check species of Lycosa in that region. someone will chime in eventually. there are ab members knowledgeable w/ Lycosa species of the Middle East.
  5. Alireza

    Alireza Arachnosquire

    Yes she was found around Tehran in a burrow. I've heard that there are even bigger wolf spider in that area.
    I've checked an quite out-dated book on Iranian arachnids, according to the book, there is only one Lycosa species and that's L. suzuki which was also found around Tehran. I googled it and came with no image result :(
  6. The Snark

    The Snark هرج و مرج مهندس Old Timer

  7. Alireza

    Alireza Arachnosquire

    Does not look similar :-? What species is it?