Definition of Lycosidae

1. Noun. Wolf spiders.

Exact synonyms: Family Lycosidae
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Araneae, Araneida, Order Araneae, Order Araneida
Member holonyms: Hunting Spider, Wolf Spider, Genus Lycosa, Lycosa



Lexicographical Neighbors of Lycosidae

Lycopodineae
Lycopodium alopecuroides
Lycopodium alpinum
Lycopodium clavitum
Lycopodium complanatum
Lycopodium lucidulum
Lycopodium obscurum
Lycopodium selago
Lycopsida
Lycopus
Lycopus americanus
Lycopus europaeus
Lycopus virginicus
Lycosa
Lycosa tarentula
Lycosidae (current term)
Lycra
Lycra lout
Lycras
Lydd
Lydia
Lydia Kamekeha Paki Liliuokalani
Lydian
Lydian mode
Lydians
Lyell
Lyell's disease
Lyell's syndrome
Lygaeidae
Lyginopteridales

Literary usage of Lycosidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Common Spiders of the United States by James Henry Emerton (1902)
"In form they are usually two or three times as long as they are wide, like the Lycosidae (p. 67), but more often flattened on the back. ..."

2. The Common Spiders of the United States by James Henry Emerton (1902)
"In form they are usually two or three times as long as they are wide, like the Lycosidae (p. 67), but more often flattened on the back. ..."

3. The Spider Book: A Manual for the Study of the Spiders and Their Near by John Henry Comstock (1912)
"The Lycosidae have received the attention of most of the writers on American spiders ... The genera of the Lycosidae represented in the United States can be ..."

4. A Manual of the Common Invertebrate Animals: Exclusive of Insects by Henry Sherring Pratt (1916)
"Lycosidae." Wolf spiders. Large, active spiders which live on or near the ground; eyes usually in 3 ... Key to the genera of Lycosidae here described: a, ..."

5. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology by Cambridge Entomological Club (1904)
"Chamberlin, RV Notes on generic characters in the Lycosidae, 4 May-June. Montgomery, TH, Jr. Descriptions of North American Araneae of the families ..."

6. Elementary Zoology by Vernon Lyman Kellogg (1901)
"A running spider (Lycosidae). (From life.) always covered with soil or bits ... A female running spider (Lycosidae) carrying its cgg-sac about attached to ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"This spider belongs to the family Lycosidae, and has numerous allies, equalling or surpassing it in size, in various parts of the world, the genus Lycosa ..."

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