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Trochosa ruricola (Rustic wolf spider)

Wikipedia Abstract

Trochosa ruricola is a wolf spider whose common name is Rustic wolf spider. The females are 15 millimeters but can reach 25 millimeters, and the males are 10 millimeters. Both sexes are dark brown and has a pale band that runs down to the carapace and continues to the abdomen. Their habitat is in grassland, woodland, scrub, and lawns that are in Asia, Europe, and North America. The spider hunts on the ground and often gets caught in pitfall traps.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Afon Eden – Cors Goch Trawsfynydd 702 Wales, United Kingdom
Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries/ Bae Caerfyrddin ac Aberoedd 163340 Wales, United Kingdom
Coed y Cerrig 22 Wales, United Kingdom  
Corsydd Eifionydd 357 Wales, United Kingdom  
Corsydd Llyn/ Lleyn Fens 701 Wales, United Kingdom
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Fenn`s, Whixall, Bettisfield, Wem and Cadney Mosses 2346 England/Wales, United Kingdom  
Kenfig/ Cynffig 2945 Wales, United Kingdom
Limestone Coast of South West Wales/ Arfordir Calchfaen de Orllewin Cymru 3940 Wales, United Kingdom  
North Pembrokeshire Woodlands/ Coedydd Gogledd Sir Benfro 780 Wales, United Kingdom  
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
Preseli 6686 Wales, United Kingdom  
Rhos Llawr-cwrt 114 Wales, United Kingdom  
Salisbury Plain 52975 England, United Kingdom
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Solway Firth 107829 England/Scotland, United Kingdom
Stodmarsh 1395 England, United Kingdom
Thursley, Ash, Pirbright and Chobham 12696 England, United Kingdom
Witherslack Mosses 1202 England, United Kingdom

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Musca autumnalis (face fly)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Alopecosa pulverulenta1
Cercidia prominens1
Dictyna arundinacea1
Dictyna latens1
Evarcha falcata1
Heliophanus flavipes1
Hypsosinga pygmaea1
Larinioides patagiatus1
Linyphia hortensis1
Linyphia triangularis (European hammock spider)1
Mangora acalypha1
Metellina mengei1
Metellina segmentata (Common Orb Weaver)1
Neriene clathrata1
Pardosa hortensis1
Pardosa nigriceps1
Pardosa palustris1
Pardosa pullata1
Philodromus aureolus1
Philodromus cespitum1
Philodromus dispar (House Crab Spider)1
Salticus cingulatus1
Salticus scenicus1
Sitticus floricola1
Talavera petrensis1
Tapinopa longidens1
Thanatus striatus1
Theridion varians1
Xysticus ulmi1

Distribution

Holarctic, Bermuda;

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Citations

Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Ecology of Commanster
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access