Subject: Why is this spider pink?
Geographic location of the bug: Loveland, Colorado
Time: 11:33 PM EDT
I cannot find anything about why this wolf spider is pink? I found it today shoveling dirt in my yard.
I have several pictures if you’d like more.
How you want your letter signed: Angelina
We are pretty sure your Wolf Spider is a Carolina Wolf Spider, Hogna carolinensis, a species that can be highly variable in color. Individuals found in desert areas are frequently light or white in color like this BugGuide posting from Arizona or this BugGuide posting from Utah, and this individual posted to BugGuide from Montana is also white. We would love to see additional images, especially a ventral view.