Agelenidae
(Funnel Weavers)

The spider family Agelenidae, commonly known as Funnel Weavers, have been sighted 497 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Agelenidae includes 21 countries and 42 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

Author

Carl Ludwig Koch, 1837

Sightings Overview

There have been 497 confirmed sightings of Agelenidae (Funnel Weavers), with the most recent sighting submitted on April 16, 2019 by Spider ID member brehmsbunky. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 497 sightings because of certain Agelenidae sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 25% of the time, Agelenidae spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 380)
  • Sex:¬†50 female and 97 male.
  • Environment:¬†Agelenidae has been sighted 151 times outdoors, and 260 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (85). Low foliage (16). High foliage (1). Ground layer (20). Under rock or debris (18). Open field, pasture, grassland (5). Forest (5). Cave (1).

Location and Range

Agelenidae (Funnel Weavers) has been sighted in the following countries: Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, 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, Arkansas, 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 April.

  • January: 36
  • February: 35
  • March: 58
  • April: 74
  • May: 46
  • June: 20
  • July: 31
  • August: 21
  • September: 39
  • October: 71
  • November: 10
  • December: 31


Genus: Agelena (Eurasian Grass Spiders)

Genus: Agelenopsis (Grass Spiders)

Genus: Barronopsis

Genus: Coras (Funnel Web Spiders)

Genus: Eratigena

Genus: Lycosoides

Genus: Tegenaria

Genus: Textrix

Genus: Wadotes


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