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Kauai Cave Wolf Spider

Scientific name: Adelocosa anops

Common Names: Kauai Cave Wolf Spider, Big-Eyed Wolf Spider

Status: Listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List in 1996

Geography: United States, Hawaii

Conservation Information: This particular species is only known to occur in a few caves in a lava flow within an area consisting of 4.1 square miles in the Koloa-Poipu region of Kauai, Hawaii. Only six populations are known to exist as of April 1, 2014.

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Arachnida

Order: Araneae

Family: Lycosidae

Image Caption: Kauai Cave Wolf Spider. Credit: Wikipedia/US Fish and Wildlife Service

Kauai Cave Wolf Spider


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