(Funnel Weavers)

The spider family Agelenidae, commonly known as Funnel Weavers, have been sighted 340 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Agelenidae includes 19 countries and 38 states in the United States. Agelenidae is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of April.

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 340 confirmed sightings of Agelenidae (Funnel Weavers), with the most recent sighting submitted on June 19, 2018 by Spider ID member halrobot. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 340 sightings because of certain Agelenidae sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 28% of the time, Agelenidae spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 224)
  • Sex:¬†44 female and 75 male.
  • Environment:¬†Agelenidae has been sighted 83 times outdoors, and 155 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (48). Low foliage (13). Ground layer (10). Under rock or debris (9). Open field, pasture, grassland (1). Forest (2).

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, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States.

Agelenidae has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, 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, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin.


Agelenidae has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

  • January: 25
  • February: 23
  • March: 33
  • April: 52
  • May: 46
  • June: 18
  • July: 28
  • August: 20
  • September: 29
  • October: 21
  • 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

Featured Pictures

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