Agelenidae
(Funnel Weavers)

The spider family Agelenidae, commonly known as Funnel Weavers, have been sighted 435 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Agelenidae includes 20 countries and 41 states in the United States. Agelenidae is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of October.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

Funnel Weavers

Author

Carl Ludwig Koch, 1837

Sightings Overview

There have been 435 confirmed sightings of Agelenidae (Funnel Weavers), with the most recent sighting submitted on February 18, 2019 by Spider ID member tman585. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 435 sightings because of certain Agelenidae sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 25% of the time, Agelenidae spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 318)
  • Sex: 50 female and 90 male.
  • Environment: Agelenidae has been sighted 138 times outdoors, and 210 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (76). Low foliage (15). High foliage (1). Ground layer (19). Under rock or debris (17). Open field, pasture, grassland (5). Forest (5).

Location and Range

Agelenidae (Funnel Weavers) has been sighted in the following countries: Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States.

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

Seasonality

Agelenidae has been primarily sighted during the month of October.

  • January: 36
  • February: 27
  • March: 33
  • April: 52
  • May: 46
  • June: 20
  • July: 28
  • August: 20
  • September: 37
  • October: 70
  • November: 10
  • December: 31


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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