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Species Hoggicosa bicolor (Hogg, 1905)

  • Lycosa bicolor Hogg, H.R. 1905. On some South Australian spiders of the family Lycosidae. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1905: 569-590 [580-582 fig 85A-B].
    Type data:
     Lectotype SAMA NN012 adult, SA: unknown locality.
    Paralectotype(s) SAMA NN011, NN013 adult juv., SA: unknown locality.
    Subsequent designation references:
    McKay, R.J. 1973. The Wolf Spiders of Australia (Araneae: Lycosidae): 1. The bicolor group. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 16: 375-398.

 

Generic Combinations

  • Allocosa bicolor (Hogg, 1905). —
    Roewer, C.F. 1955. Katalog der Araneen von 1758 bis 1940, bzw. 1954. Bruxelles Vol. 2 1751 pp. [205]
  • Lycosa bicolor Hogg, 1905. —
    McKay, R.J. 1973. The Wolf Spiders of Australia (Araneae: Lycosidae): 1. The bicolor group. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 16: 375-398 [378, 381-385 figs 1A-E, 2A-C]
    McKay, R.J. 1985. Araneomorphae. In, Walton, D.W. (ed.). Zoological Catalogue of Australia, Vol. 3. Mygalomorphae, Araneomorphae (part), Pseudoscorpionida, Amblypygi and Palpigradi. Canberra : Australian Government Printing Service Vol. 3 183 pp. [75]
  • Hoggicosa bicolor (Hogg, 1905). —
    Langlands, P.R. & Framenau, V.W. 2010. Systematic revision of Hoggicosa Roewer, 1960, the Australian ‘bicolor’ group of wolf spiders (Araneae: Lycosidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 158: 83-123 [94-95 figs 1A, B, 2A, 13A–D, 14]

 

Distribution

States

Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Australian Endemic.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

NT, Qld, SA, WA: Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Burt Plain (BRT), Carnarvon (CAR), Coolgardie (COO), Central Ranges (CR), Davenport Murchison Ranges (DMR), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Finke (FIN), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Gascoyne (GAS), Gawler (GAW), Gibson Desert (GD), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Hampton (HAM), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Mallee (MAL), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Murchison (MUR), Nullarbor (NUL), Pilbara (PIL), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Tanami (TAN), Yalgoo (YAL)

Ecological Descriptors

Desert, fossorial, hummock grassland, low open woodland, predator, terrestrial.

Extra Ecological Information

From arid red earth and desert loam soils.

 

General References

Langlands, P.R. & Framenau, V.W. 2010. Systematic revision of Hoggicosa Roewer, 1960, the Australian ‘bicolor’ group of wolf spiders (Araneae: Lycosidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 158: 83-123 (biology, taxonomy)

Main, B.Y. 1976. Spiders. Sydney : Collins 296 pp. (biology, ecology)

McKay, R.J. 1973. The Wolf Spiders of Australia (Araneae: Lycosidae): 1. The bicolor group. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 16: 375-398 [378, 381-385 figs 1A-E, 2A-C] (ecology)

McKay, R.J. 1985. Araneomorphae. In, Walton, D.W. (ed.). Zoological Catalogue of Australia, Vol. 3. Mygalomorphae, Araneomorphae (part), Pseudoscorpionida, Amblypygi and Palpigradi. Canberra : Australian Government Printing Service Vol. 3 183 pp. [75]

 

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
20-Jun-2012 20-Jun-2012 MODIFIED
20-Jun-2012 26-Jul-2011 MODIFIED
20-Jun-2012 12-May-2011 MOVED
20-Jun-2012 18-Apr-2011 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)