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Characteristics Of Wolf Spiders

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When the spiderlings hatch, they are carried around on the female's back until they are ready the disperse by ballooning or on the ground. Such a high degree of parental care is relatively unusual among spiders. Wolf Spiders live for up to two years. Wolf spider habitats range from woodlands and dry, inland shrub lands to wet, coastal forests and alpine meadows. Some wolf spider species prefer to dwell in suburban gardens. coastal sand dunes, mountain herb fields or riverbank gravel beds are also home to many wolf spider species. All wolf spiders have three rows of eyes. There are four small, forward-facing eyes on the bottom, two large, forward-facing eyes in the middle, and two medium-sized eyes on top that face to the sides.
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