➜ They are agile and fast-moving ground predators.
➜ They don't make webs. Some make tube-like burrows and some live under rocks.
➜ Most of these spiders move about wandering from one place to another.
➜ The greatest enemy of the wolf spider is the hunting wasp.
➜ They will only bite if they are provoked.
➜ Like all other spiders, these also have four pairs of legs. There are a pair of leg like palps (sensory appendages located near the mouth) that are located in front of the walking legs and are used for sperm storage in males.
➜ Wolf spiders have two schemes that they use for hunting. The first one is that they wait for they prey to pass by and the second is that they actively hunt their prey.
➜ It sheds its skin many times as it grows into an adult. Most of them live for many years.
➜ They react to vibrations that are caused by prey walking on the ground or wings beating.
➜ These spiders are mostly active during the night, but they are also found active during the day along lakes and streams.
➜ Some species are able to walk on water using their feet and tiny hair on their body to stay afloat. This feature enables them to escape predators and also feed on small prey in the water.