Agelenopsis
(Grass Spiders)

Agelenopsis, commonly known as Grass Spiders, is a genus of spiders in the family Agelenidae. Agelenopsis spiders have been sighted 146 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Agelenopsis includes 2 countries and 34 states in the United States. Agelenopsis is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of October.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

Grass Spiders

Author

Christoph Gottfried Giebel, 1869

Sightings Overview

There have been 146 confirmed sightings of Agelenopsis (Grass Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on December 24, 2019 by Spider ID member tangledweb. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 146 sightings because of certain Agelenopsis sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 53% of the time, Agelenopsis spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 72)
  • Sex: 20 female and 23 male.
  • Environment: Agelenopsis has been sighted 53 times outdoors, and 25 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (35). Low foliage (8). High foliage (1). Ground layer (4). Under rock or debris (1). Open field, pasture, grassland (2). Forest (2).

Location and Range

Agelenopsis (Grass Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, United States.

Agelenopsis has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, None, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin.

Seasonality

Agelenopsis has been primarily sighted during the month of October.

  • January: 2
  • February: 1
  • March: 2
  • April: 2
  • May: 1
  • June: 2
  • July: 13
  • August: 13
  • September: 35
  • October: 38
  • November: 9
  • December: 8

Agelenopsis Species


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Picture of Agelenopsis spp. (Grass Spiders) - Male,Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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