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order Araneae - infraorder Araneomorphae (true spiders) - Family Lycosidae

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Rabid Wolf Spider Rabidosa rabida

This is a big spider with a 1 1/2" long body.  They have venom but it is not harmful to people.  The female caries her very large egg sack with her.  When the young spiders hatch, they climb onto her abdomen.

Photos taken in Taylor County, July 2004




This may be a baby Rabid Wolf Spider.  Tiny (3/16" body).

Photo taken in Taylor County, May 2006


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