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(Eurasian Grass Spiders)

Agelena, commonly known as Eurasian Grass Spiders, is a genus of spiders in the family Agelenidae. Agelena spiders have been sighted 4 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Agelena includes 2 countries and 0 states in the United States. Agelena is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of July.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Eurasian Grass Spiders


Charles Athanase Walckenaer, 1805

Sightings Overview

There have been 4 confirmed sightings of Agelena (Eurasian Grass Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on January 25, 2018 by Spider ID member darinkagonzalez. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 4 sightings because of certain Agelena sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 100% of the time, Agelena spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 4)
  • Sex: 2 female and 1 male.
  • Environment: Agelena has been sighted 4 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Low foliage (3). Open field, pasture, grassland (1).

Location and Range

Agelena (Eurasian Grass Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: Portugal, Spain.


Agelena has been primarily sighted during the month of July.

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  • July: 3
  • August: 1
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Agelena Species