(Funnel Weavers)

The spider family Agelenidae, commonly known as Funnel Weavers, have been sighted 200 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Agelenidae includes 10 countries and 30 states in the United States. Agelenidae is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of January.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Agelenidae

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

Funnel Weavers


Carl Ludwig Koch, 1837

Sightings Overview

There have been 200 confirmed sightings of Agelenidae (Funnel Weavers), with the most recent sighting submitted on March 18, 2018 by Spider ID member friel. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 200 sightings because of certain Agelenidae sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 31% of the time, Agelenidae spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 84)
  • Sex:¬†38 female and 48 male.
  • Environment:¬†Agelenidae has been sighted 30 times outdoors, and 57 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (17). Low foliage (5). Ground layer (4). Under rock or debris (3). Open field, pasture, grassland (1).

Location and Range

Agelenidae (Funnel Weavers) has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, France, Israel, Lithuania, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States.

Agelenidae has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, None, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin.


Agelenidae has been primarily sighted during the month of January.

  • January: 25
  • February: 23
  • March: 15
  • April: 2
  • May: 3
  • June: 4
  • July: 23
  • August: 18
  • September: 24
  • October: 18
  • November: 9
  • December: 12

Genus: Agelena (Eurasian Grass Spiders)

Genus: Agelenopsis (Grass Spiders)

Genus: Coras (Funnel Web Spiders)

Genus: Eratigena

Genus: Lycosoides

Genus: Tegenaria

Genus: Textrix

Genus: Wadotes

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